Upstart

Upstart
Upstart Up"start`, a. Suddenly raised to prominence or consequence. ``A race of upstart creatures.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Upstart — Up*start , v. i. To start or spring up suddenly. Spenser. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upstart — Up start , n. 1. One who has risen suddenly, as from low life to wealth, power, or honor; a parvenu. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The meadow saffron. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upstart — I. intransitive verb Date: 14th century to jump up (as to one s feet) suddenly II. noun Date: 1555 1. one that has risen suddenly (as from a low position to wealth or power) ; parvenu; especially one that claims more personal importance than is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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