Definition of nouveau riche adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


nouveau riche

BrE BrE//ˌnuːvəʊ ˈriːʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnuːvoʊ ˈriːʃ//
(from French, disapproving)
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typical of people who have recently become rich and like to show how rich they are in a very obvious way nouveau riche businessmen/tastes

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