One that has recently or suddenly risen to a higher social or economic class but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class.
Having fucked her way into a desk job at The Weinstein Company, she was now a parvenu in the world of Hollywood.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Parvenu. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/parvenu. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. parvenu, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/parvenu.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Parvenu. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/parvenu