yuppy

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yuppy (plural yuppies)

  1. Alternative spelling of yuppie

Spanish[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English yuppie.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝupi/ [ˈɟ͡ʝu.pi]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃupi/ [ˈʃu.pi]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒupi/ [ˈʒu.pi]

    • Rhymes: -upi
    • Hyphenation: yup‧py
 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝapi/ [ˈɟ͡ʝa.pi]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃapi/ [ˈʃa.pi]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒapi/ [ˈʒa.pi]

Noun[edit]

yuppy m (plural yuppys)

  1. yuppy (young upwardly mobile urban professional person)

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.