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Alrightnik

a successful person; nouveau riche

This is a combination of the English word "alright" and the Yiddish suffix "-nik" which means person. As such, it is not properly an Yiddish word, but an amalgamation.

It basically means someone who has done alright for him/herself financially. It usually implies that they worked hard and succeeded, not that they were lucky.

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