[ juhmpt-uhp ]
/ ˈdʒʌmptˈʌp /
adjective Chiefly British.
having recently gained prominence or fame and appearing arrogant.
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Origin of jumped-up
First recorded in 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for jumped-up
informal suddenly risen in significance, esp when appearing arrogant
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