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a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class

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Another way is to see it as a moment of class anxiety, in which Nick Carraway, who comes from what passes for old money in the United States, is undercutting arriviste rivals.
Indeed, the Top Six Society is so conservative even well-heeled Harlequins, whose ground is just a Nick Evans punt from HQ, are viewed as gauche arrivistes, the league leaders having finished in the right half of the table twice in the last seven seasons.
The total brand immersion is a bit gagging but way ahead of a host of urban chic arrivistes.
Only five of America's top 100 companies were around a century ago; the list is instead dominated by arrivistes like Google, which is barely 15 years old.
From here the expectation of the restless oil sheikhs will be that City go on to become a true European super club rather than one who transiently buy success without ever establishing themselves as anything more than pretenders or arrivistes.
After the Resolution (the French one that is), pushy members of the new middle classes and other arrivistes took to adopting the traditional signs of nobility: the von in Germany, and the de in France.
COMING from the land of aquavit, Absolut was the first to give the Russian and Polish hardy perennials a good run for their money ( of course, it now has competition from newer arrivistes such as Skyy and Ciroc).
But the real reason why Rafa has chosen to ignore one of his most devout canons, the rotation of players to preserve their energy for later in the season, is the seismic ramifications of those two early defeats, immediately plunging us six points adrift of the Chelsea arrivistes.
I had, after all, lived close to some of the key events leading from the rise of the popular anti-colonialist movement led by the great pan-Africanist Kwame Nkrumah, to the same movement's degeneration into a bureaucratic feeding frenzy for activists turned arrivistes.
But there's something rather unique about the reach toward Mercedes, BMW, Lexus, and Infiniti--all marques that have earned their levels of prestige and performance--inasmuch as all of them, even the comparative arrivistes Lexus and Infiniti (both launched in the U.
Underscoring the monied origins of this local elite, Casey refers to these arrivistes as "nobles of the doubloon" (31).
The King George still wins out over some of the far-flung arrivistes in terms of prestige.
Talk to anybody in football and they'll tell you about the air of arrogance and snootiness that pervades the club, a kind of sneer reserved for what they perceive as arrivistes and the nouveau riche.
Said to be popular among well-paid footballers, it's a great way to spot the arrivistes.
Two forms of snobbishness are particularly examined by Karlin: that of arrivistes like the ex-coquette Odette de Crecy, later Mme.