(brit., informal) Having recently gained wealth, power, success, etc. and regarded as behaving presumptuously, aggressively, etc.
(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.
Jumped-up Sentence Examples
Destiny jumped up and charged him.
She jumped up and gasped in horror as it slid forward.
Quinn jumped up defensively.
Jackson, I presume was his name, jumped up.
Caleb screamed and jumped up and bumped his head pretty good.