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    arriviste

    arriviste - Dictionary definition and meaning for word arriviste

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

arriviste - arrive + vista ,Microsoft Vista suddenly gained very high popularity after "reaching" at high technicians' group but later they didn't accept it in their technical space.

Recently rich carpenter wears an aari on his vest a insignia of his past job treated by other as parvenue.

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