Buppie definition

bŭpē
A young black city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle.
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(informal) An African American yuppie.
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(US, slang) Short for "black urban professional", a African American subset of the yuppie category. The group includes black professionals and executives in their late twenties and early thirties.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
buppie
Plural:
buppies

Origin of buppie

  • b(lack) (y)uppie

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of black and yuppie or an abbreviation of black urban professional, modelled on yuppie (from young urban professional).

    From Wiktionary