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jumped-up

[ juhmpt-uhp ]
/ ˈdʒʌmptˈʌp /
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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

jumped-up

adjective

informal suddenly risen in significance, esp when appearing arrogant
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