Yuppie

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Yuppie Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a young upwardly mobile professional person; someone under 40 who prospered during the 1980s

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a young upwardly mobile professional person; someone under 40 who prospered during the 1980s

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Yuppie'


  • Yuppie: Not to be confused with Yippie. A yuppie (/ˈjʌpi/; short for "young urban professional" or "young upwardly-mobile professional") is defined by one source
  • Yuppie Puppy Pet Care, Inc.: Yuppie Puppy Pet Care, Inc. is a dog daycare facility located in New York City. Yuppie Puppy was founded in 1987 by dog walker and veterinary technician
  • The Yuppie Pricks: The Yuppie Pricks are a five-piece punk rock band from Austin, Texas. They "deal in reverse psychology punk by ironically celebrating the materialist excesses

Yuppie Sample Sentences in News


  • Tory plans to build 200,000 yuppie ghettos for first-time buyers slammed
    David Cameron pledged to scrap the next generation of council houses in favour of yuppie ghettos on the edge of towns. The PM said 200,000 discounted starter homes would be built for first-time buyers under the age of 40, instead of much-needed social housing. Read more on this news related to 'Yuppie'
  • The Slap Aims for Searing Yuppie Drama, but Misses Its Mark
    The Slap reveals itself to be a work of ostentatious faux-prestige in its opening moments: a close-up of a beautiful young woman, scored to soft jazz, a narrator intoning, "On the day before his 40th birthday, Hector Apostolou had only one thing on his mind: Connie." Jazz? You'd be forgiven for thinking you'd flipped to a bad Woody Allen movie. T Read more on this news related to 'Yuppie'
  • Yuppie Central: Feng Shui: As told by Marites
    THE study of Feng Shui is no easy feat. It takes skills, determination and passion of the craft to fully comprehend the art. Marites Allen is one such expert of Feng Shui. Read more on this news related to 'Yuppie'

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