yuppie


yup·pie

noun, often capitalized \ˈyə-pē\

: a young college-educated adult who has a job that pays a lot of money and who lives and works in or near a large city

Full Definition of YUPPIE

:  a young college-educated adult who is employed in a well-paying profession and who lives and works in or near a large city
yup·pie·dom \-dəm\ noun
yup·pie·ish \-ish\ adjective

Examples of YUPPIE

  1. Her friends are just a bunch of yuppies.

Origin of YUPPIE

probably from young urban professional + -ie
First Known Use: 1980

Rhymes with YUPPIE

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