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I don't mind being called snobbish, a pain and a social climber, but being called unkind really hurts.
Rachel Johnson

Meaning of "social climber" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOCIAL CLIMBER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOCIAL CLIMBER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Social climber is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOCIAL CLIMBER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Parvenu

A parvenu is a person who is a relative newcomer to a socioeconomic class. The word is borrowed from the French language; it is the past participle of the verb parvenir.

Definition of social climber in the English dictionary

The definition of social climber in the dictionary is a person who seeks advancement to a higher social class, esp by obsequious behaviour Sometimes shortened to: climber.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOCIAL CLIMBER

social anthropologist
social anthropology
social assistance
social benefits
social capital
Social Chapter
Social Charter
social circle
social climbing
social club
social column
social compact
social conscience
social contract
Social Credit
Social Crediter
social democracy
social democrat

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOCIAL CLIMBER

climber
December
half-timber
hill climber
ice climber
leaf-climber
limber
member
mountain climber
November
number
phone number
remember
rock climber
root climber
sawtimber
September
timber
trumpet climber
unlimber

Synonyms and antonyms of social climber in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «social climber» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOCIAL CLIMBER

Find out the translation of social climber to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of social climber from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «social climber» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

社会登山者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arribista
570 millions of speakers

English

social climber
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामाजिक पर्वतारोही
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

متسلق الاجتماعي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

карьерист
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alpinista social
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সামাজিক লতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

arriviste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pendaki sosial
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Emporkömmling
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

社会的な登山家
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사회 산악인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pendaki sosial
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

leo xã hội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சமூக ஏற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सामाजिक पर्वणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sosyal tırmanıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arrivista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wspinacz społeczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кар´єрист
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

alpinist sociale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοινωνική ορειβάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sosiale klimmer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

social klättrare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sosial klatrer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of social climber

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOCIAL CLIMBER»

The term «social climber» is regularly used and occupies the 75.314 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOCIAL CLIMBER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about social climber

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QUOTES WITH «SOCIAL CLIMBER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word social climber.
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Rachel Johnson
I don't mind being called snobbish, a pain and a social climber, but being called unkind really hurts.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOCIAL CLIMBER»

Discover the use of social climber in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to social climber and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Social Climber's Handbook: A Novel
But with the body count rising as the Dow Jones falls, can Daisy really get away with murder? From the Trade Paperback edition.
Molly Jong-Fast, 2011
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The Rise and Fall of a 10th-Grade Social Climber
A coming-of-age story about friendship and betrayal, about brutal honesty and its consequences, The Rise and Fall of a 10th-Grade Social Climber is a novel with heart and a wicked sense of humor.
Lauren Mechling, Laura Moser, 2005
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Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber: The Katya ...
Bitingly written with wit and style reminiscent of Candace Bushnell, Adèle Lang's Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber is a cutting, bitchy, hilarious take on the young-single-British-woman genre.
Adele Lang, 2014
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Foreign Exposure: The Social Climber Abroad
After two glorious (though somewhat hectic) semesters with her dad in New York City, Mimi must make good on her promise to her parents: summer break with her mom.
Lauren Mechling, Laura Moser, 2007
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The Social Climber Of Davenport Heights (doing Good)
Jane Lofton may have grown up as a nobody, but she didn't stay one for long.
Pamela Morsi, 2013
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The Social Climber's Guide to High School
A humorous guide to becoming the girl that everybody knows and admires in high school, in a book with tips, celebrity-inspired advice, and quizzes.
Robyn Schneider, 2007
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All Q, No A: More Tales of a 10th-Grade Social Climber
All Q, No A is a touching comedy that will appeal to anyone who knows what it’s like have more questions than answers. Fans of Mimi Schulman beware! This book will keep you screaming with laughter long after you’ve turned the last page.
Lauren Mechling, Laura Moser, 2006
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The Making of a Social Climber
To most, the idea of attending a White House State Dinner or walking the red carpet at a film premiere are distant fantasies reserved only for the famous and well-connected, but as we saw with the party crashing husband and wife that showed ...
Adrien Field, 2010
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Pains on Trains: A Commuter's Guide to the 50 Most ...
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS he Social Climber is one of the great bores of today. You meet them in every walk of life and in most situations so, on that basis, you should expect to see them on the train. The Social Climber normally travels ...
Andrew Holmes, Matthew Reeves, 2004
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Confessions of a Social Climber
When Mimi moves to the city, she has to change school, and move in with her dad.
Zoe Siegal, Lauren Mechling, Laura Moser, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOCIAL CLIMBER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term social climber is used in the context of the following news items.
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Social climber with a crusty bark
In viney tangles up trees, sprawling over derelict quarries and roadside verges, this is a very social climber of limestone woods and characteristic of Wenlock ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
2
Social Climbing IQ
Just in time for the holidays! Any hobnobber worth his weight in phony smiles will want to study "The Social Climber's Bible," by Dirk Wittenborn and Jazz ... «Washington Post, Nov 14»
3
Learn how to be a privileged rich kid with 'The Social Climber's Bible'
The Social Climber's Bible: A Book of Manners, Practical Tips, and Spiritual Advice for the Upwardly Mobile came out on Oct. 28. The must-have guide for any ... «Entertainment Weekly, Nov 14»
4
The Social Climber: Denver Broncos Lose Another Player to …
Broncos' wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended from four games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, the team announced on ... «ABC News, Sep 14»
5
The Social Climber: Charlize Theron Feels Good Getting Older
“It's ironic that we've built the beauty world around 20-year-olds," Theron, who is 39, told Women's Wear Daily. “That's why I think people say women come into ... «ABC News, Aug 14»
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The Social Climber: Clint Dempsey Lands Video Game Cover
The U.S. soccer captain and Seattle Sounder is featured on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA 15 with Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Dempsey posted to Instragram that he ... «ABC News, Jul 14»
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The Social Climber: Dave Franco Joins Tinder as Jengis Roundstone
Franco and late night talk show host Conan O'Brien joined Tinder as Jengis Roundstone and Chip Whitley, respectively, in a video posted this week. The dating ... «ABC News, Jul 14»
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The Social Climber: Erin Andrews Gets Top Billing
The sports journalist will replace longtime reporter Pam Oliver as the number one sideline reporter for NFL on Fox, according to Sports Illustrated. Oliver is ... «ABC News, Jul 14»
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The Social Climber: Portia de Rossi, Ellen Divorce Rumors
Despite continued denials by the couple, divorce rumors continue to swirl around Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, who married in 2008. Though ... «ABC News, Jun 14»
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The Social Climber: Jill Duggar Meets Her Fiance, Miley Cyrus Says …
The reality star from "19 Kids and Counting" met her fiance, Derick Dillard, in Nepal for the first time months after they began talking to one another by email and ... «ABC News, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Social climber [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/social-climber>. Jun 2020 ».
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