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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word parvenu:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. parvenu: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. parvenu: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. parvenu: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. parvenu: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. parvenu: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. parvenu: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Parvenu, parvenu: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. parvenu: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Parvenu: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. parvenu: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. parvenu: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. parvenu: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. parvenu: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. parvenu: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. parvenu: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Parvenu: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Parvenu: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. parvenu: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. parvenu: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Parvenu, parvenu (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. parvenu: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. parvenu: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  23. parvenu: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  24. parvenu: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. parvenu: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. parvenu: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. parvenu: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. parvenu: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. parvenu: A Word A Day [home, info]

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noun:  a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
adjective:  of or characteristic of a parvenu
adjective:  characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position

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