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Nouveau riche

LC control no.sh2007007131
Topical headingNouveau riche
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Variant(s)New-moneyed people
New-monied people
New rich people
Newly rich people
Nouveaux riches
See alsoRich people
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Found inWork cat.: F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American newly rich, 1976.
The inexhaustible variety of life : satire of the nouveau riche in Petronius' Satyricon, Moliere's Le bourgeois gentilhomme and Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby, 1996.
Dress codes: meanings and messages in American culture, 1995: p. 302 (newly rich are more likely to engage in what Veblen called conspicuous consumption)