- n.暴发户，新贵; 傲慢自负的人;
- 复数: upstarts;
Many prefer a familiar authority figure to a young upstart.
You can't marry that young upstart!
You cannot marry that young upstart!
Much of this draws on the upstart science of happiness, which mixes psychology with economics.
He is a complete upstart.
Surely the giant Sorcerer is not afraid of four more upstart pipsqueaks. Where is Eddie?
It will take more than the youth vote sweep the upstart party to power.
He was a new upstart and a gentleman of the first head.
The Hill is an upstart competitor that's a little edgier.
He is, so to speak, an upstart.
I am going down to make it hot for that upstart!
Advertisers and users have been for years for the hot upstart to settle on for ads.
You impudent upstart. I shall take great delight in dispatching you myself.
He tried to pass for a gentleman; but everyone knew he was an upstart.
The cloud laughed at the rainbow saying that it was an upstart gaudy in its emptiness.
You cannot buy class, as the old saying goes, and these upstart entrepreneurs cannot buy their prizes the prestige of the Nobels.
1. an arrogant or presumptuous person
2. a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
3. a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an errect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright
1. characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position