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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A young upwardly mobile professional person.

Usage examples (35)
  • It saw rapid expansion as the niche became - in yuppie fashion - mainstream.
  • Mr. Towers finds it unusual that a yuppie should be a former English major in Columbia and that I do not know how real Yuppies talk.
  • The word "yuppie" was coined at that time, and met its death there too.
  • In 1984, Walter F. Mondale used it to undermine Gary Hart's "yuppie" campaign. for more
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