Synonyms and Antonyms of arriviste
one who has recently acquired wealth and social position the town's old money immediately shunned these vulgar arrivistes, who may have had the cash but certainly not the class Synonyms nouveau riche, parvenu, upstartRelated Words arrivé, comer; adventurer, snob, social climber; fat cat, moneybags, nabob
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