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Engelsk tillægsord: upstart

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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nouveau-riche, parvenu, parvenue


Termer med lignende betydningpretentious


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unpretentious


Engelsk navneord: upstart

1. upstart (om person) an arrogant or presumptuous person


Mindre specifikke termerdisagreeable person, unpleasant person


Mere specifikke termersmart aleck, weisenheimer, wise guy, wiseacre, wisenheimer

2. upstart (om person) a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arriviste, nouveau-riche, parvenu


Mindre specifikke termerdisagreeable person, unpleasant person


Mere specifikke termerclimber, junior, social climber

3. upstart (om handling) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)kip


Mindre specifikke termergymnastic exercise









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