Examples of nouveau riche in a Sentence
a nouveau riche who is reportedly using his money to buy his way into Palm Beach society
Recent Examples of nouveau riche from the Web
Improvising about golf was easy for me.’ —Bill Murray The movie stars a stuffed-shirt WASP tyrant (Ted Knight), a playboy hedonist wastrel ( Chevy Chase ) and a nouveau riche vulgarian in Day-Glo slacks (Rodney Dangerfield).
In fact, some say the WHCD created President Trump when Barack Obama pissed him off by using his speech at the 2011 dinner to mock Trump to his face as a nouveau riche birther.
And yet, a fan base that quite enjoys its nouveau riche status among the blue bloods has questions.
Another example: China’s support for the housing markets in smaller cities has created many nouveau riche who are betting their newfound wealth in Macau’s casinos.
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NOUVEAU RICHE Defined for English Language Learners
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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