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yuppie

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noun, often capitalized yup·pie \ˈyə-pē\

Simple Definition of yuppie

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yuppie

  1. :  a young college-educated adult who is employed in a well-paying profession and who lives and works in or near a large city

yuppiedom \-dəm\ noun
yuppieish \-ish\ adjective

Examples of yuppie in a sentence

  1. Her friends are just a bunch of yuppies.



Origin of yuppie

probably from young urban professional + -ie


First Known Use: 1980

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