Check Dictionary

Find out more about word, its definitions etc.

Valid in these dictionaries

  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US/CA/TH)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / ALL)
  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of upstart

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: characteristic of someone who has risen economically or
             socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this
             new position [syn: {nouveau-riche}, {parvenu},
             {parvenue}, {upstart(a)}]
      n 1: an arrogant or presumptuous person
      2: a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status
         but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
         [syn: {upstart}, {parvenu}, {nouveau-riche}, {arriviste}]
      3: 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 [syn: {kip}, {upstart}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

Use this dictionary checker to learn more about a word - find out its meaning and also make sure whether that word is a valid word in any of these dictionaries (used by popular word games). Here is the list of dictionaries it checks for :

  • OCTWL / TWL : The official dictionary for scrabble game in United States, Canada and Thailand.
  • SOWPODS / CSW : UK and the rest of the world uses this dictionary for various word games including scrabble.
  • ENABLE - This is the default dictionary for Words with Friends.

The dictionary checker is also good at solving any issue with a disputed word when you're playing scramble games gainst your friends or family members. As a bonus, you also learn new words while having fun!

Back to Word Unscrambler

Recent articles from our blog :

Note: Feel free to send us any feedback or report on the new look of our site. Thank you for visiting our website.