Parvenue meaning

pärvənu, pärvənyu
A woman who is a parvenu.
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Being a parvenue.
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Like or characteristic of a parvenue.
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Feminine equivalent of parvenu.
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Origin of parvenue

  • Borrowed from French parvenue, feminine past participle of parvenir meaning "to arrive", learned borrowing from Latin parvenire, from per- meaning "through" + "venire" meaning "to come."

    From Wiktionary