Upstart synonyms

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A soldier of fortune, a speculator.
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A person who has suddenly acquired wealth or power, esp. one who is not fully accepted socially by the class associated with the higher position; upstart
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(Obs.) A person having no wealth or social rank; one of the common people
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A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold.
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Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.
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(Pejorative) New money; wealthy persons whose fortunes are newly acquired, and who are therefore perceived to lack the refinement of those who were raised wealthy.
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Persons or families that have recently become wealthy.
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In Marxist theory, a member of the property-owning class; a capitalist.
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Someone who tries to improve their social standing, especially by means of obsequious behaviour
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(Idiomatic) A newcomer; a novice; an upstart.
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Find another word for upstart. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for upstart, like: adventurer, parvenu, snob, pretender, new rich, status seeker, opportunist, nouveau-riche, bourgeois gentilhomme (French), would-be gentleman and newly-rich.