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upstart

noun

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one who has recently acquired wealth and social position
  • having made their money in oil decades ago, they consider these billionaire dot-commers mere upstarts

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The first known use of upstart was in the 14th century

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“Upstart.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upstart. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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