Definitions for social climber

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

so′cial climb′er(n.)

  1. a person who attempts to gain a higher social standing.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of social climber:


so′cial climb′ing(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. social climber, climber(noun)

    someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior


  1. social climber(Noun)

    Someone who tries to improve their social standing, especially by means of obsequious behaviour


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