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English definition of “yuppie”

yuppie

noun [C] (plural yuppies) (also yuppy)     /ˈjʌpi/ (US also YAP)
a young person who lives in a city , earns a lot of money , and spends it doing fashionable things and buying expensive possessions: a yuppie bar / flat the yuppie consumer / market The term jetset can no longer be confined to yuppies, and international business executives .
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