Definition of “yuppie” - English Dictionary

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(Definition of “yuppie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“yuppie” in American English

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yuppienoun [ C ]

us /ˈjʌp·i/ esp. disapproving

a young, educated person who lives in a city and is successful in business, and who has a life style that involves spending a lot of money:

Once the yuppies started moving in, rents went way up.

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“yuppie” in Business English

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yuppienoun [ C ]

plural yuppies also yuppy uk /ˈjʌpi/ us 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.

(Definition of “yuppie” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)