yupster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of yuppie +‎ hipster

Noun[edit]

yupster (plural yupsters)

  1. (slang, derogatory) An affluent follower of trends.
    • 1993, Carl Hiaasen, Strip Tease
      ...all those senior citizens in those condos, those conservative Cubans down on Eighth Street, those idealist young yupsters on the beach.
    • 1997, David Petersen, The Nearby Faraway
      Until a handful of years ago, the Animas River valley, anchored dead center by Durango, remained blissfully undiscovered by ex-urban yupsters...
    • 2000, F Paul Wilson, Legacies
      Julio's crowd didn't wear suits, except for occasional adventuresome yupsters looking for something different...
    • 2003, Linda A Fairstein, Final Jeopardy
      The habits of the rich — whether movie stars, yupsters, or cocaine addicts — they were all grist for his mental mill...

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