social climber

noun

Definition of social climber

  1. :  one who attempts to gain a higher social position or acceptance in fashionable society

social climbing

noun

1911

First Known Use of social climber

1911


SOCIAL CLIMBER Defined for English Language Learners

social climber

noun

Definition of social climber for English Language Learners

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


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