Learn English – Expression for ‘One who cares about one’s social rank’


What is a word or expression for someone who cares about what social rank they're in. Someone who wants to have money, something similar to ambitious?

Vain is not the word I'm looking for.

Best Answer


see class consciousness (Wikipedia)

… used … to refer to the beliefs that a person holds regarding their social class or economic rank in society, the structure of their class, and their class interests [emphasis added]

see also:
social climber

A person who is eager to gain a higher social status. [ODO]