Part of speech:
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
(Obs.) A person having no wealth or social rank; one of the common people
(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.
Persons or families that have recently become wealthy.
In Marxist theory, a member of the property-owning class; a capitalist.
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