Definición de parvenu en inglés:

parvenu

Saltos de línea: par|venu
Pronunciación: /ˈpɑːvənuː
 
, -njuː/

sustantivo

often • derogatory
  • A person of humble origin who has gained wealth, influence, or celebrity: the political inexperience of a parvenu [as modifier]: cynical parvenu bureaucrats
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The others are parvenus and upstarts in comparison.
    • He presented himself as a supremely patrician figure, so different from the vulgar parvenues of the Thatcher cabinet.
    • And yet one often hears the bitterness of a displaced generation: ‘How many out of this avalanche of parvenus will stay the course?’
    Sinónimos
    upstart, social climber, arriviste, vulgarian; the nouveau riche, the new rich

Origen

early 19th century: from French, literally 'arrived', past participle of parvenir, from Latin pervenire 'come to, reach'.

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Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman