upwardly mobile

adjective

Definition of upwardly mobile

  1. :  moving or able to move into a higher social or economic position <upwardly mobile professionals>

Word by Word Definitions

mobileplay
  1. :  capable of moving or being moved :  movable

    :  changeable in appearance, mood, or purpose

    :  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

    :  a similar structure (as of paper or plastic) suspended so that it moves in a current of air

    :  cell phone, mobile phone


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