novus homo

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novus homō m (genitive novī hominis); third declension

  1. new man
  2. (ancient Rome) the first person from a family to serve in the senate, or to be a consul
  3. an upstart, nouveau riche, new money


Second declension adjective with a third declension noun

Case Singular Plural
nominative novus homō novī hominēs
genitive novī hominis novōrum hominum
dative novō hominī novīs hominibus
accusative novum hominem novōs hominēs
ablative novō homine novīs hominibus
vocative nove homō novī hominēs


  • novus homo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers