Etymology
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arriviste (n.)

"a pushy, ambitious person," 1901, from French arriviste, from arriver "to arrive" (see arrive). The notion is of a person intent on "arriving" at success or in society.

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Definitions of arriviste

arriviste (n.)
a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class;
Synonyms: upstart / parvenu / nouveau-riche
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