yuppiedom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yuppie +‎ -dom

Noun[edit]

yuppiedom (uncountable)

  1. (slang) The condition of being a yuppie.
    • 1989 January 16, Ruth Gilbert, “Hot Line: The tops in town this week”, New York Magazine, page 25: 
      Richard Greenberg's witty, sometimes insightful look at the perils of yuppiedom is now at Broadway's Golden Theatre.
    • 2005, Cynthia Anne Barto Lucia, Framing Female Lawyers: Women on Trial in Film[1], ISBN 978-0292706491, page 30:
      On the one hand, the Bonner marriage anticipates the mid-1980s ideal of yuppiedom []
    • 2009 August 7, Ronnie Scheib, “Filmmaker takes a personal spin”, The Courier-Journal:
      Where Wes Anderson invites his audience to share in the absurdity of inherited wealth and Whit Stillman aestheticizes yuppiedom, Rogers agonizes over his upper-crust circumstances.
    • 2009 August 21, Ginia Bellafante, “A Series That Shows Its Age”, New York Times:
      [] the culture of yuppiedom [] seemed threatened with dissolution.