Yuppie

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Definition

a "yuppie": a young person who lives in a city, earns a lot of money and spends it doing fashionable things
noun
"Yuppie" is an acronym for young urban professional and refers to people who made a lot of money in the 1980's. It is a derogatory term.

Examples

  • "I know a yuppie when I see one."

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