nou·veau riche / ˈnoōvō ˈrēsh/ • n. [treated as pl.] (usu. the nouveau riche) people who have recently acquired wealth, typically those perceived as ostentatious or lacking in good taste. • adj. of, relating to, or characteristic of such people: nouveau-riche social climbers.
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