The definition of a social climber is a person who aspires to get into a group of people he thinks are higher class and socially prominent.noun
An example of a social climber is someone who wants to marry for money and impress all the society people.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a person who associates with socially prominent people in an attempt to gain higher social status
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
One who strives for acceptance in fashionable society.