social climber

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It showed me that she, I'm afraid, is probably a bit of a social climber," he said.
Scott also features America's first female preacher, Aimee Semple McPherson, whose emotion-filled meetings gathered people in the tens of thousands; Edwina Mountbatten, a narcissistic social climber whose epiphany during the Blitz of London moved her to save countless lives; Margaret Argyll, whose rebellion against tradition paved the way for the attitudes of the 1960s; and Coco Chanel, who came from nothing yet built and ruled a fashion empire that affected not just what women wore but how they saw themselves and their roles in the world.
He added that was the last he heard from the 37-year-old but revealed he really liked her, although thinks she is "a bit of a social climber, I'm afraid".
Becky Sharp, the central character of this ravishing period drama, is a shameless social climber who uses her beauty, wit and guile to ascend the ranks of the aristocracy.
After King Edward VIII gave up the throne in 1936 to marry the twicedivorced American, she was labelled a digger and social climber. But this explores evidence, through diaries, letters and expert testimony, that
Only Skein Deep adds another knitting-based mystery to Maggie Sefton's series and includes a recipe and a knitting pattern along with an intriguing story of fiber arts crafters, a forthcoming baby, and a young wife who is a social climber. When she's found dead, Kelly and her crew become involved in finding the killer - and all before Kelly's due date.
Deuker creates characters that are neither sympathetic nor attractive: the rich star player and his cronies, the excel-at-everything Asian kid, the conflicted social climber. Motivation and insights into the characters are lacking.
The full list of runners and riders is: Topolski (Emma Saggers), Coyaba (Hannah Bishop), Boss Des Mottes (Ella Mahon), Snow Prince (Claire Ramsey-Mayes), Dove Mountain (Molly Dingwall), Social Climber (Sarah Drake), Dormouse (Sheryl Caswell), Breaking The Bank (Charlotte Parkins), Morestead (Charlotte James-Reid), Barra Rotha (Philippa Gibbs), Shemalzan (Georgie Norton), Jackfield (Hollie Rooney).
"I just read you column on the socalled social climber who invited to her birthday party some people whom she did not know.
EMMERDALE, 7pm, ITV ISN'T there anyone out there prepared to give a bad-mannered social climber a well paid, high powered job?
Lauren Silverman's friends told The New York Post that she is a scheming social climber and Andrew's brother said that it was a sad and tragic story adding that the divorce was an 'unbelievable story of betrayal'.
History and popular culture have portrayed the mother of Queen Elizabeth I in colors ranging from scheming social climber to innocent victim.