nouveau riche

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noun nou·veau riche \ ˌnü-ˌvō-ˈrēsh \

Definition of nouveau riche

plural nouveaux riches play \ˌnü-ˌvō-ˈrēsh\
:a person newly rich :parvenu

Examples of nouveau riche in a Sentence

  1. a nouveau riche who is reportedly using his money to buy his way into Palm Beach society

Origin and Etymology of nouveau riche

French, literally, new rich

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NOUVEAU RICHE Defined for English Language Learners

nouveau riche

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Definition of nouveau riche for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has recently become rich and who likes to spend a lot of money



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