guppie

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from guppies.

Noun[edit]

guppie (plural guppies)

  1. Alternative form of guppy

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of gay +‎ yuppie.

Noun[edit]

guppie (plural guppies)

  1. A high earning gay person living in a major urban area, especially a male
    • 2004, Michale Mello, Legalizing Gay Marriage[1], page 24:
      The guppie (gay urban professional) with a partner and a Porsche was replacing the free love advocate with a placard and a toke.
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣʏ.pi/
  • Hyphenation: gup‧pie
  • Rhymes: -ʏpi

Noun[edit]

guppie c or n (plural guppies)

  1. guppy
  2. Sometimes reanalysed as a diminutive of gup.