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Definitions for yuppie
ˈyʌp iyup·pie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yuppienoun

    a young upwardly mobile professional individual; a well-paid middle-class professional who works in a city and has a luxurious life style


  1. yuppienoun

    a young upwardly mobile urban professional person with an affluent lifestyle


  1. Yuppie

    Yuppie, short for "young urban professional" or "young upwardly-mobile professional", is a term coined in the early 1980s for a young professional person working in a city. The term is first attested in 1980, when it was used as a fairly neutral demographic label, but by the mid-to-late 1980s, when a "yuppie backlash" developed due to concerns over issues such as gentrification, some writers began using the term pejoratively.


  1. yuppie

    A yuppie, short for 'young urban professional' or 'young upwardly-mobile professional', is a term referring to a socio-economic group generally characterized by individuals who are young (typically in their 20s or 30s), live in or near cities, are well-educated, and have well-paid professional jobs. The term was most commonly used in the 1980s and is often associated with materialistic values and a consumerist lifestyle.


  1. Yuppie

    Yuppie is a term that refers to a member of the upper middle class or upper class in their 20s or 30s. It first came into use in the early 1980s and largely faded from American popular culture in the late 1980s, due to the 1987 stock market crash and the early 1990s recession. However it has been used in the 2000s and 2010s, in places such as in National Review, The Weekly Standard and Details.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yuppie in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yuppie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of yuppie in a Sentence

  1. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.

  2. Tom Delbanco:

    We thought this would be a yuppie internet.

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