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nouveau riche (s) (noun), nouveaux riches (pl)
Someone who has suddenly acquired wealth and who may be perceived as not being as refined as others who have grown up in such an environment: Harvey is a nouveau riche who recently became abundantly supplied with funds and was quickly buying items of great value which he could never have done before.
Someone who has just become rich.
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Someone who has recently achieved richness and wants to buy a luxury boat.
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A person who has recently become rich; especially someone who flaunts or proudly displays his or her newly acquired wealth for others to see. (2)