French translation of 'jumped-up'
jumped-up[ˌdʒʌmptˈʌp] (informal) (Britain)
(= pushy) parvenu(e)
(= cheeky) effronté(e)
(= self-important) prétentieux/euse
He’s nothing better than a jumped-up bank clerk. Ce n’est qu’un petit employé de banque qui a monté en grade.
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Lord Kilian won't let a jumped-up highlander lord it over two experienced administrators like you and me.IRONCROWN MOON: PART TWO OF THE BOREAL MOON TALE (2002)
what is this Todd but a mechanic, a jumped-up car salesman?FINAL RESORT (2002)
The pitch-perfect trumpets punch out the jumped-up tune, the saxophones gliding smoothly beneath them.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
These jumped-up City Aldermen had strange new ways, and odd formalities like gentry through the front door, servants through the back.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
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Translation of jumped-up from the Collins English to French Dictionary