arrivé

[ ar-ee-vey; French a-ree-vey ]
/ ˌær iˈveɪ; French a riˈveɪ /

noun, plural ar·ri·vés [ar-ee-veyz; French a-ree-vey] /ˌær iˈveɪz; French a riˈveɪ/.

a person who has swiftly gained wealth, status, success, or fame.

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Origin of arrivé

1920–25; < French: literally, arrived, noun use of past participle of arriver to arrive
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British Dictionary definitions for arrivé

arrive
/ (əˈraɪv) /

verb (intr)

to come to a certain place during or after a journey; reach a destination
(foll by at) to agree upon; reachto arrive at a decision
to occur eventuallythe moment arrived when pretence was useless
informal (of a baby) to be born
informal to attain success or gain recognition

Derived forms of arrive

arriver, noun

Word Origin for arrive

C13: from Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin arrīpāre (unattested) to land, reach the bank, from Latin ad to + rīpa river bank
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