There were no jarring notes or lavish, tawdry display, the pitfalls into which the parvenue and petit bourgeois invariably fall.
It is at any rate happier than that of the parvenue, unless the mere fact of being arrivée confers any special enjoyment.
And yet there was about her always and under all circumstances, an indescribable flavor of the parvenue.
Some of our political houses are parvenue by pedigree; they hand on vulgarity like a coat of-arms.
The first generation makes the millions, the second generation is parvenue, the third is arrivée.
"Gentlemen have so much more liberty than we ladies have," says Mrs. parvenue.
It is curious that we, offsprings of parvenue success, should be capable of such repudiation.
Do you acknowledge yourself a parvenue that you rejoice at the entrance of any one special person into your doors?
The girl showed great powers of duplicity, all the trickiness of a parvenue, to be quite frank.
His Madame Guichard is the most cheerfully vulgar type of the parvenue which any one ever dared to put upon the stage.