One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See social climber
- ‘But as others have noted, there's a lot of social climbing at these events.’
- ‘The mythological paintings and mosaics thus become primarily symbols of ‘high culture,’ an indispensable accessory to social climbing.’
- ‘Yet for all the social climbing and craving for acceptance, there were times when Archer showed genuine humility.’
- ‘Was love more important than wealth or did romance take a back seat to social climbing?’
- ‘A culture of social climbing and grandiose political gestures was expressed visually in the decoration of domestic space with elaborate painted wall schemes, bronze and marble sculpture, and extravagant minor arts.’
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