Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » P » Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan ... Pashtoon

PARVENUE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does parvenue mean? 

PARVENUE (adjective)
  The adjective PARVENUE has 2 senses:

1. characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
2. of or characteristic of a parvenu

  Familiarity information: PARVENUE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARVENUE (adjective)


Sense 1parvenue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position

Synonyms:

nouveau-riche; parvenu; parvenue; upstart

Similar:

pretentious (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction)


Sense 2parvenue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or characteristic of a parvenu

Synonyms:

parvenu; parvenue

Similar:

new (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"You are responsible for you." (English proverb)

"Who follows his head follows the head of an ass" (Breton proverb)

"Consult the wise and do not disobey him." (Arabic proverb)

"All too good is neighbours fool." (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.035 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: