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  1. parvenus: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. parvenus: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. parvenus: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. parvenus: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. parvenus: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. parvenus: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. parvenus: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. Parvenus, The Parvenus: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. Parvenus: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (parvenu)

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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