new-rich

noun

Definition of new-rich 

(Entry 1 of 2)

new-rich

adjective
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Definition of new-rich (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : recently become rich

2 : typical of a new-rich person new-rich snobbery

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Noun

translation of French nouveau riche

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