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parvenue

/ˈpɑːvəˌnjuː/
noun
1.
a woman who, having risen socially or economically, is considered to be an upstart or to lack the appropriate refinement for her new position
adjective
2.
of or characteristic of a parvenue
Word Origin
C19: see parvenu
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