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While there are many answers differentiating between class in a moral sense, (e.g. "Look at Johnny, cavorting with clowns. He truly has no class.") and wealth (see here, I can't find any between class with regards to social standing and wealth, for instance:

What would be a word for each of the following:
1. A person without social standing with a great deal of wealth (but isn't necessarily newly wealthy,for instance some of the rich plebeian families of the late Republic)?

2. A person with great social standing but without much wealth (much like the Julian Caesars (or is it Caesarian Julians?) during/immediately after Sulla's civil wars, so not nouveau riche as some suggested in the aforementioned question, as they are such an old family, nor even vulgarian, as it is a different kind of class)?

  • For 1: a "rich bumpkin". For 2: a "penniless aristocrat". – Graffito Mar 20 '16 at 22:21
  • 1. (I think) The red coats use "toff". Well mate, do I have it right? – user116032 Mar 20 '16 at 23:20
  • Sorry for the lateness, but I'd love to accept @Graffito's answer if you'd write it up in an answer form! – Eliza Brandt Jul 19 '16 at 4:51

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