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  1. jumped-up(adj)

    (British informal) upstart


  1. jumped-up(Adjective)

    Describes a person who thinks or acts as if he/she is superior in some way that the speaker disagrees with. For instance, pretending to be of a higher class or having greater authority than he/she has in reality.

    2007, Nov 27. Scott Murray, writing in Guardian Unlimited. Stuttgart 3-2 Rangers

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