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Synonyms and Antonyms for upstart

1. upstart (n.)

a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright

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2. upstart (adj.)

characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position

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3. upstart (n.)

a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class

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4. upstart (n.)

an arrogant or presumptuous person

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