Synonyms for upstart
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : noun, adjective uhp-stahrt; verb uhp-stahrt|
|Phonetic Transcription : noun, adjective ˈʌpˌstɑrt; verb ʌpˈstɑrt|
Définition of upstartOrigin :
- 1550s, "one newly risen in importance or rank, a parvenu," also start-up, from up + start (v.) in the sense of "jump, spring, rise." Cf. the archaic verb upstart "to spring to one's feet," attested from c.1300.
- noun newly rich
- That Francesco was an upstart was no longer a matter of surmise with him.
- Extract from : « Love-at-Arms » by Raphael Sabatini
- Here was this upstart new boy with an air of questioning his authority.
- Extract from : « Rodney, the Ranger » by John V. Lane
- An unedified palate is the irrepressible cloven foot of the upstart.
- Extract from : « A Pair of Blue Eyes » by Thomas Hardy
- Besides, as I said to Francis, you had only to look at this upstart of a Jansoulet to see what he was worth.
- Extract from : « The Nabob » by Alphonse Daudet
- It was by their order that the upstart Duncombe had been put in ward.
- Extract from : « The History of England from the Accession of James II. » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
- I will fight this upstart folly while breath is in me, and I will teach you to fight it with me.
- Extract from : « The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance » by Paul Elmer More
- Calcutta is an upstart town with no depth of sentiment in her face and in her manners.
- Extract from : « Creative Unity » by Rabindranath Tagore
- It is not every one who's got such an easy conscience as this upstart fellow.
- Extract from : « An Egyptian Princess, Complete » by Georg Ebers
- The upstart had ruled like the savage that he was; and, after three years of misery, the whole Roman world had risen against him.
- Extract from : « The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire » by George Rawlinson
- They never ceased to regard him on that account as a soldier of fortune, and an upstart.
- Extract from : « Sir Walter Ralegh » by William Stebbing
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