Nouveau Riche


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Nouveau Riche

A person or class of person who acquired wealth themselves, or at least in recent family history. The term can have a slightly negative connotation because, stereotypically, nouveau riche do not abide by social norms usually associated with the upper class. However, in the late 20th century, the term became respectable because it became indicative of personal success.
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Today's yachts are bigger than ever - a 120-foot boat used to be considered large, but now 150- to 200-foot vessels are not uncommon - and the owners are no longer strictly blue bloods but also the newest of the nouveau riche.
So Murchison decided to capitalize on his city's great tappable resource: the nervous nouveau riche.
False bankruptcy, spoilt rich kids, matchmakers on the take and lawyers on the bottle - welcome to the world of Moscow''s merchant class, the nouveau riche of 19th century Russia.
TheyEUROre still in Chigwell where sisters Tracey (Linda Robson) and Sharon (Pauline Quirke) are living in TraceyEUROs nouveau riche home now minus her jailbird husband.
Where were the traditional socialists when Tony Blair sold out to the inexperienced, straight from university nouveau riche in 1997?
Instead of accepting that maybe this time the title was not going to be hers, she instead produced a tantrum Violet Elizabeth Bott, the lisping spoiled daughter of the local nouveau riche millionaire in the Just William books, would have been proud of.
We no longer laugh at the chavvy vulgarities of the nouveau riche, which are now in our faces every day.
Now the pair have agreed to return as upper class Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and nouveau riche Richard Devere in an hourlong Christmas special.
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The Tote now needs to educate the nouveau riche punter that if they put pounds 500 into any pool at minor midweek meetings, all they are doing is 'winning' their own money, and the smaller - but more informed - punter loses out.
When Lady Macbeth appeared in the Banquet Scene wearing a blond wig and florid party gown, she presented a very modern image of a nouveau riche upstart, embodying the production's obvious desire to annihilate historical time.
The straight-talking Lactics supremo agrees that nouveau riche Chelsea are in danger of ruining the once beautiful, turned decidedly ugly, game.