Jumped-up meaning

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(brit., informal) Having recently gained wealth, power, success, etc. and regarded as behaving presumptuously, aggressively, etc.
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(idiomatic, pejorative) Describes a person who thinks or acts as if he/she is superior in some way that the speaker disagrees with. For instance, pretending to be of a higher class or having greater authority than he/she has in reality.

2007, Nov 27. Scott Murray, writing in Guardian Unlimited. Stuttgart 3-2 Rangers.

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