social climber

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someone who tries to improve their social position, especially by means of obsequious behaviour
disapproval You describe someone as a social climber when they try to get accepted into a higher social class by becoming friendly with people who belong to that class. That Rous was a snob and a social climber could scarcely be denied. One who strives for acceptance in fashionable society. someone who tries to get accepted into a higher social class by becoming friendly with people who belong to that class - used in order to show disapproval
someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
social climbers
plural form of social climber
social climber

    Silbentrennung

    so·cial climb·er

    Türkische aussprache

    sōşıl klaymır

    Aussprache

    /ˈsōsʜəl ˈklīmər/ /ˈsoʊʃəl ˈklaɪmɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ 'sO-sh&l ] (adjective.) 14th century. Middle English, from Latin socialis, from socius companion, ally, associate; akin to Old English secg man, companion, Latin sequi to follow; more at SUE.

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