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nouveau richeadjective

uk   /ˌnuː.vəʊˈriːʃ/  us   /-voʊ-/ disapproving
Nouveau riche ​people are ​people from a ​lowsocialclass who have ​recentlybecome very ​rich and like to show this ​publicly by ​spending a lot of ​money.
the nouveau riche
noun [plural] uk   us  
The ​restaurant is ​popular with the city's nouveau riche.
(Definition of nouveau riche from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nouveau riche”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴发户的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴發戶的…
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