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Synonyms for upstart

Synonyms for upstart

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

a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright


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characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position

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He had been revolving in his mind the marriage question pending between Jos and Rebecca, and was not over well pleased that a member of a family into which he, George Osborne, of the --th, was going to marry, should make a mesalliance with a little nobody--a little upstart governess.
are no mean assemblage: many will be glad to have so much in one instructor; and this time, you shall try your fortune in a somewhat higher family in that of some genuine, thoroughbred gentleman; for such are far more likely to treat you with proper respect and consideration than those purse-proud tradespeople and arrogant upstarts.
As a result, certain SOFC assets were transferred to a private, start-up company, Upstart Power Inc.
Shakespeare sitcom Upstart Crow is back with a festive special and a guest star worthy of the occasion - Oscar winner Emma Thompson.
The Waterford UPSTART program was started 10 years ago in response to this, focused on creating a way to level the playing field for all children entering kindergarten.
The CFPB has issued its first "no action" letter to the Upstart Network, a company that used alternative data to make credit and pricing decisions.
The Cape Upstart stopover for boats travelling from Airlie and/or Hamilton to SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW) was so well received in 2016 that organisers are planning to host it again this year.
Amcor's Upstart program is designed to serve needs in the range of 5 million to 30 million bottles/yr, "a range we could not serve easily before," says Frank Lin, dir.
Goldream is one of those classy handicappers who could easily take the step up in class in his stride, but the bookmakers think the same so I will sit this race out and have a few quid on Angelic Upstart in the opening Makfi Suffolk Stakes (2.
Upstart and Itsaknockout top the field for the Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park, where Upstart finished nearly 3 lengths ahead of Itsaknockout in the Fountain of Youth but was DQ'd to second for interference.
It's going to be produced by Eugene Opera next year, but in the meantime, the non-squeamish among you can catch up on the story line in an Upstart Crow Studios production of the popular musical "Sweeney Todd.
I disagree that the Upstart model he proposes combats this trend.
The Tywyn Upstart Scheme has been set up to encourage people with a business idea in Tywyn, Gwynedd, and up to 10 miles away, to turn their dreams into reality.
On the journal side, Upstart will publish methodologically and theoretically innovative work in English Renaissance Studies, with pieces ranging anywhere from 1,000 to 20,000 words.