Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Upstart.
  • noun One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.
  • noun A half-boot or buskin, described in the sixteenth century as laced above the ankle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who comes suddenly into notice; an upstart.
  • noun obsolete A kind of high rustic shoe.
  • adjective rare Upstart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of startup.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb get going or set in motion
  • verb get off the ground
  • noun the act of starting a new operation or practice
  • noun the act of setting in operation

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