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noun as in newly rich

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Today we’re parsing its Q4 2020 data, which shows a return to sequential-quarterly growth at the trading upstart.

Notably, her show was defeated in the 25-to-54 age demographic — but not in total viewers — by upstart network Newsmax on one night in December, though the feat was not repeated.

Meanwhile, upstart sexual wellness and feminine brands have also been turning to Walmart as a new sales channel.

From Digiday

An upstart company, Iowa Beef Packers, introduces a product known as “boxed beef,” transforming the meatpacking industry.

This trading surge, along with the popularity of newer app-based platforms like Robinhood, has created a potential opportunity for upstarts.

From Fortune

AirAsia, on the other hand, is a relatively new carrier, an upstart in the tradition of Southwest Airlines in the United States.

And if Warren seems like an unlikely upstart now, so did Obama at this time eight years ago.

If the upstart wins, the Democrats are in play for the first time in a generation.

The crashing and burning of her last presidential campaign to the unknown, young upstart.

He was the electric young upstart who upended her inevitable path to the White House in Iowa.

And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!

"I guess that is straight enough for Guitar to believe, instead of that upstart lieutenant," said Harry.

The hills of Mount Upstart are of primitive form, and were judged to be composed of granite.

Bill had been watching, but he had not seen the young upstart from the agency go past, and neither had Bill's faithful clerk.

Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upstart, such as: name-dropper, nouveau riche, parvenue, social climber, and status seeker.

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