jumped-up jumped-up

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (British informal) upstart

Usage(s):

  • They think they're sort of jumped-up pointy-heads.

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  • Chelsea's 5 Greatest Wingers

    What makes a good wing man? It's an issue Tom Cruise raised in the 1980s classic Top Gun , but when Bleacher Report ponders the issue in the 21st century, we're thinking about a wing man of a different variety, not jumped-up Air Force pilots such as Val Kilmer's Iceman. Throughout the history of football, wingers have been the creative heartbeat of teams, feeding their more glamorous teammates ...
    on September 26, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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cursory cursory
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