Definition of

Yuppie

  1. (noun, person) a young upwardly mobile professional individual; a well-paid middle-class professional who works in a city and has a luxurious life style

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Alternate forms of Yuppie

Hypernyms: professional, professional person

Origin of the word Yuppie

  1. 1982, acronym from "young urban professional," ousting competition from yumpie (1984), from "young upward-mobile professional," and yap (1984), from "young aspiring professional." The word was felt as an insult by 1985. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Yuppie

yafo, yahve, yahveh, yap, yap away, yaup, yavapai, yawp, yb, yhvh, yib, yip, yob, yobbo, yobo

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