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upstart   an arrogant or presumptuous person;
or: a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class;
or: a gymnastic exercise performed starting from a position with the legs over the upper body and moving to an erect position by arching the back and swinging the legs out and down while forcing the chest upright;
or: characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
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