social climber


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Synonyms for social climber

someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior

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You were a high profile fan of the show that she indulged! If she was a social climber, she wouldn't choose loose lips like you, she'd aspire higher! Your creepy obsession over her is crazy!" (https://twitter.com/MeghanMarkleUK/status/1038222789382217729) one fan wrote.
NICKNAMED Princess Pushy over her love of the high life, Princess Michael is notorious as a ruthlessly ambitious social climber. Her Austrian baron father was a member of Hitler's SS before the family fled the country after the war.
She's been treated as a scheming, vindictive social climber. But she hasn't got it in her."
The rest of the cast is excellent, too, from Nighy's father, full of self-loathing because he can no longer provide for his family, to Byrne as the determined social climber.
NO doubt Dublin social climber Rob White was thrilled this week at being linked to Ireland's hottest model Andrea Roche.
The ultimate social climber, Hyacinth was on an all-out war to maintain the lofty standards she held for herself and tried to impose on those around her.
SOCIAL climber Daniel Smy was so desperate to become an MP he spent pounds 36,000 rubbing shoulders with top Conservatives at a posh gentleman's club in London.
Actor Bewes, who was downtrodden Bob Ferris, said his character stayed married to grumpy, social climber Thelma and they struggled to keep up with the Joneses.
ITV got the high-camp formula right with Moll Flanders, the story of an over- sexed, over-ambitious social climber, but the BBC is still figuring out how to make a tongue- in-cheek period drama.
Actor Bewes, who played downtrodden Bob Ferris, said his character stayed married to grumpy, social climber Thelma and they struggled to keep up with the Joneses.
She revealed she had been told to put on weight for her role as social climber Becky Sharpe.
Audrey was an unmarried mum when she arrived in Weatherfield but became a dedicated social climber.
"EVERYONE IS A SOCIAL CLIMBER" at some point in their lives.
Last week, "Good Morning Britain" host (https://www.ibtimes.com/why-prince-william-prince-edward-stalking-controversy-made-piers-morgan-furious-2776966) Piers Morgan criticized the "Suits" alum and (https://www.ibtimes.com/meghan-markle-accused-using-people-prince-harry-warned-piers-morgan-2781071) accused her of being a social climber.
"She is probably a bit of a social climber" - TV's Piers Morgan on the Duchess of Sussex WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.co.uk NOTE please include your name and address for publication and a daytime telephone number