yuppie

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Etymology[edit]

Originally an acronym for young upwardly mobile professional or young urban professional, plus -ie ("Suffix forming noun signifying person associated with suffixed noun").

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yuppie ‎(plural yuppies)

  1. (informal) a young upwardly mobile urban professional person with an affluent lifestyle

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English yuppie.

Noun[edit]

yuppie m, f ‎(plural yuppii)

  1. yuppie

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

yuppie m f (plural yuppies)

  1. yuppie (young, upwardly mobile urban professional person)