[pahr-vuh-noo, -nyoo, pahr-vuh-noo, -nyoo] /ˈpɑr vəˌnu, -ˌnyu, ˌpɑr vəˈnu, -ˈnyu/
a person who has recently or suddenly acquired wealth, importance, position, or the like, but has not yet developed the conventionally appropriate manners, dress, surroundings, etc.
being or resembling a parvenu.
characteristic of a parvenu.
a person, esp a man, who, having risen socially or economically, is considered to be an upstart or to lack the appropriate refinement for his or her new position
of or characteristic of a parvenu
pertaining to a recent rise in wealth or position
a person who has suddenly attained wealth or position but has not yet gained acceptance in the upper class; also, an upstart who has not yet gained the manner associated with this new position
Latin per ‘through’ + venire ‘to come’
“upstart,” 1802, from French parvenu, “said of an obscure person who has made a great fortune” (Littré); noun use of past participle of parvenir “to arrive” (12c.), from Latin pervenire “to come up, arrive, attain,” from per- “through” (see per (prep.)) + venire “to come” (see venue). As an adjective from 1828.
parvicellular par·vi·cel·lu·lar (pär’vĭ-sěl’yə-lər) adj. Relating to or composed of cells of small size.
/ˌpɑːvɪˈfəʊlɪˌeɪt/ adjective 1. (of plants) having small leaves in comparison with the size of the stem
[pahr-vis] /ˈpɑr vɪs/ noun 1. a vacant enclosed area in front of a church. 2. a colonnade or portico in front of a church. /ˈpɑːvɪs/ noun 1. a court or portico in front of a building, esp a church
[pahr-voh] /ˈpɑr voʊ/ noun, plural parvos. 1. . [moo l-too m in pahr-woh; English muhl-tuh m in pahr-voh] /ˈmʊl tʊm ɪn ˈpɑr woʊ; English ˈmʌl təm ɪn ˈpɑr voʊ/ Latin. 1. much in little; a great deal in a small space or in brief. /ˈmʊltʊm ɪn ˈpɑːvəʊ/ uknown 1. much in a small space parvo […]