Word Origin for parvenue
Examples from the Web for parvenue
And yet there was about her always and under all circumstances, an indescribable flavor of the parvenue.Other People's Money|Emile Gaboriau
There were no jarring notes or lavish, tawdry display, the pitfalls into which the parvenue and petit bourgeois invariably fall.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
His Madame Guichard is the most cheerfully vulgar type of the parvenue which any one ever dared to put upon the stage.
It is curious that we, offsprings of parvenue success, should be capable of such repudiation.The Kempton-Wace Letters|Jack London
The girl showed great powers of duplicity, all the trickiness of a parvenue, to be quite frank.Clark's Field|Robert Herrick