Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 

nouveau riche

view main entry for nouveau riche noun  /ˌnuːvəʊ ˈriːʃ/
British English pronunciation: nouveau riche
Click to listen to the pronunciation of nouveau riche

derived word



This is the British English pronunciation of nouveau riche.

View American English pronunciation of nouveau riche.

Previous and next


the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary


a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play