Meaning of “arriviste” in the English Dictionary

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"arriviste" in British English

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arrivistenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌær.iːˈviːst/ us /ˌer.iːˈviːst/ disapproving

a person who is trying to move into a higher class in society

(Definition of “arriviste” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)