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Synonyms for upstart

Synonyms for (noun) upstart

Synonyms: kip, upstart Definition: 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

Similar words: gymnastic exercise Definition: (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)

Synonyms: upstart, arriviste, nouveau-riche, parvenu Definition: a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms: upstart Definition: an arrogant or presumptuous person

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (adjective) upstart

Synonyms: upstart, parvenu, parvenue, nouveau-riche Definition: characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position

Similar words: pretentious Definition: making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction Usage: a pretentious country house; a pretentious fraud; a pretentious scholarly edition