parvenue

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noun par·ve·nue \ˈpär-və-ˌnü, -ˌnyü\

Definition of parvenue

  1. :  a woman who is a parvenu

parvenue

adjective

Origin and Etymology of parvenue

French, from parvenue, feminine of parvenum, past participle


First Known Use: 1826

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