upwardly mobile

adjective

Definition of upwardly mobile

:moving or able to move into a higher social or economic position
  • upwardly mobile professionals

Word by Word Definitions

upward play upwardly
  1. : in a direction from lower to higher

  2. : toward the source (as of a river)

  3. : toward the interior (as of a region)

  1. : directed toward or situated in a higher place or level : ascending

  2. : rising to a higher pitch

mobile play
  1. : capable of moving or being moved : movable

  2. : changeable in appearance, mood, or purpose

  3. : adaptable, versatile

  1. : a construction or sculpture frequently of wire and sheet metal shapes with parts that can be set in motion by air currents

  2. : cell phone, mobile phone

  1. : motorized vehicle

  2. : automotive vehicle bringing services to the public


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