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OTHER WORDS FROM upstartupstartness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for upstart
Today we’re parsing its Q4 2020 data, which shows a return to sequential-quarterly growth at the trading upstart.Robinhood’s Q4 2020 revenue shows a return to growth|Alex Wilhelm|February 1, 2021|TechCrunch
Notably, her show was defeated in the 25-to-54 age demographic — but not in total viewers — by upstart network Newsmax on one night in December, though the feat was not repeated.
Meanwhile, upstart sexual wellness and feminine brands have also been turning to Walmart as a new sales channel.How Walmart became an integral part of the DTC playbook|jim cooper|December 29, 2020|Digiday
An upstart company, Iowa Beef Packers, introduces a product known as “boxed beef,” transforming the meatpacking industry.How the History of Waterloo, Iowa, Explains How Meatpacking Plants Became Hotbeds of COVID-19|by Bernice Yeung and Michael Grabell|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
This trading surge, along with the popularity of newer app-based platforms like Robinhood, has created a potential opportunity for upstarts.Public, a would-be Robinhood rival, raises $65 million|Jeff|December 15, 2020|Fortune
AirAsia, on the other hand, is a relatively new carrier, an upstart in the tradition of Southwest Airlines in the United States.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if Warren seems like an unlikely upstart now, so did Obama at this time eight years ago.
If the upstart wins, the Democrats are in play for the first time in a generation.Travis Childers: The Deep South’s Great Liberal Hope|Ben Jacobs|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crashing and burning of her last presidential campaign to the unknown, young upstart.
He was the electric young upstart who upended her inevitable path to the White House in Iowa.Ready for Hillary Super PAC Throws In for 2014 Midterms|David Freedlander|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"I guess that is straight enough for Guitar to believe, instead of that upstart lieutenant," said Harry.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The hills of Mount Upstart are of primitive form, and were judged to be composed of granite.
Bill had been watching, but he had not seen the young upstart from the agency go past, and neither had Bill's faithful clerk.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for upstart
- a person, group, etc, that has risen suddenly to a position of power or wealth
- (as modifier)an upstart tyrant; an upstart family
- an arrogant or presumptuous person
- (as modifier)his upstart ambition