social climber


social climber

noun

: someone who tries to gain a higher social position or status (such as by becoming friendly with wealthy people)

Full Definition of SOCIAL CLIMBER

:  one who attempts to gain a higher social position or acceptance in fashionable society
social climbing noun

First Known Use of SOCIAL CLIMBER

1911

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