Upstart

  • 1 Upstart — Entwickler Scott Remnant, Canonical Ltd. Aktuelle Version 1.3 (14. Juni 2011) Betriebssystem Unix und unixoide Betriebssysteme Programmier­sprache …

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  • 2 Upstart — Développeur Scott James Remnant Dernière version …

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  • 3 Upstart — Тип Init daemon Автор Scott James Remnant …

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  • 4 Upstart — Up start , a. Suddenly raised to prominence or consequence. A race of upstart creatures. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 upstart — UK US /ˈʌpstɑːt/ noun [C] ► WORKPLACE a company that has only recently been started: »The article shows how mature companies can challenge upstarts. »Larger drug companies are buying up many of the upstart firms …

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  • 6 upstart — (n.) 1550s, one newly risen in importance or rank, a parvenu, also start up, from UP (Cf. up) + START (Cf. start) (v.) in the sense of jump, spring, rise. Cf. the archaic verb upstart to spring to one s feet, attested from c.1300 …

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  • 7 upstart — upstart1 [up′stärt΄] n. a person who has recently come into wealth, power, etc., esp. one who behaves in a presumptuous, aggressive manner; parvenu adj. 1. newly rich, powerful, etc. 2. of or characteristic of an upstart upstart2 [up stärt′] vi …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Upstart — Up*start , v. i. To start or spring up suddenly. Spenser. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Upstart — Up start , n. 1. One who has risen suddenly, as from low life to wealth, power, or honor; a parvenu. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The meadow saffron. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 upstart — [n] newly rich name dropper, nouveau riche, parvenue, social climber, status seeker; concept 347 …

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  • 11 upstart — ► NOUN derogatory ▪ a person who has risen suddenly to prominence and behaves arrogantly …

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  • 12 Upstart — Infobox Software name = Upstart developer = Scott James Remnant released = 24 August 2006 latest release version = 0.5.0 latest release date = 12 August 2008 latest preview version = latest preview date = operating system = Ubuntu genre = Init… …

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  • 14 upstart — up|start1 [ ʌp,start ] noun count OFFENSIVE a new person in an organization or group who behaves as if they are more important than the people who are already there: What an arrogant little upstart! upstart up|start 2 [ ʌp,start ] adjective… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 upstart — I UK [ˈʌpˌstɑː(r)t] / US [ˈʌpˌstɑrt] noun [countable] Word forms upstart : singular upstart plural upstarts a new person in an organization or group who behaves as if they are more important than the people who are already there What an arrogant… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Upstart — An individual who has risen in social rank and/or economic status but who has yet to be accepted by other individuals in his or her newly found social and economic class. Upstart refers to a person who has had a sudden rise to a new class and… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 17 upstart — up|start [ˈʌpsta:t US a:rt] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: upstart to jump up suddenly (14 19 centuries)] someone who behaves as if they were more important than they really are and who shows a lack of respect towards people who are more experienced …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 upstart — [[t]ʌ̱pstɑː(r)t[/t]] upstarts N COUNT (disapproval) You can refer to someone as an upstart when they behave as if they are important, but you think that they are too new in a place or job to be treated as important. Many prefer a familiar… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 upstart — noun (C) someone who is new in their job and behaves as if they are more important than they really are: an impudent young upstart upstart adjective …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 upstart — n. & adj. n. a person who has risen suddenly to prominence, esp. one who behaves arrogantly. adj. 1 that is an upstart. 2 of or characteristic of an upstart …

    Useful english dictionary