yuppie definition by Webster's New World
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Informal any of those young professionals of the 1980s variously regarded as upscale, ambitious, materialistic, faddish, etc.
Origin: y(oung) u(rban) p(rofessional) plush -p- plush -ie
yuppie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A young city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle.
Origin: y(oung) u(rban) p(rofessional), influenced by yippie.
- yupˈpie·dom noun
yuppie - Business Definition
A young urban professional who earns a good income and enjoys impressing others with an affluent lifestyle.