Upstart Synonyms

A gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright
  1. parvenu
  2. nouveau-riche
  3. snob
  4. johnny-come-lately
  5. arriviste
  6. pretender
  7. new rich
  8. status seeker
  9. adventurer
  10. opportunist
  11. comer
  12. bourgeois gentilhomme (French)
  13. would-be gentleman
  14. jackanapes
  15. kip
  16. newly-rich
  17. new-money
  18. bourgeois
  19. mushroom
  20. social-climber
  21. presumptuous
Characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position