Spanish translation of 'upstart'
1. (= socially ambitious) arribista ⧫ advenedizo
2. (= arrogant) presuntuoso
some upstart youth un joven presuntuoso
1. (= social climber) arribista mf ⧫ advenedizo (advenediza) m/f
2. (= arrogant person) presuntuoso (presuntuosa) m/f
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"Why did the little upstart question me, San Filieu thought.METAPLANETARY (2001)
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British English: upstart NOUN
You can refer to someone as an upstart when they behave as if they are important, but you think that they are too new in a place or job to be treated as important.
Many prefer a familiar authority figure to a young upstart.
Translation of upstart from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary