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Definition of yuppie

yuppie

  • Everybody here's a yuppie!

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Chris H. from Stanford, CA, USA on Nov 07 1998.

  • This word originates from the 80's get-rich-quick society. A yup is an individual who strives for high status in society via monetary means.
    That yup was rude. I bet that yuppie car cost a lot.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Charles B. from Westminster, CO, USA on Jun 16 1999.

  • a young upwardly mobile, successful professional.
    He's such a yuppie.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2011. Submitted by Ralph M. from Charlotte, NC, USA on Jan 25 2002.

  • a rich, spoiled person.
    She is such a yuppie.
    Why were you shopping in that yuppie store?

    Last edited on Jan 20 2003. Submitted by Courtney H. from Damascus, MD, USA on Jan 20 2003.

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