yuppie


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yuppie

and yuppy (ˈjəpi)
1. n. a young urban professional. The yuppies are getting a lot of flack these days.
2. mod. having to do with yuppies. I don’t want to drive one of those yuppie cars.
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Here is the first yuppie president, and he almost immediately turns on his fellow yuppies," moaned Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen.
The yuppie and his German or Japanese car were academic anathema.
Amazingly Yuppie, a sniper with 19 years' experience, is impressed: "Great shot" he says, with a grin.
Gentrification is a process of displacement when longtime residents or residents unable to afford to live in a specific area must relocate because of the gentrifying profiteers' financial focus of the yuppie class.
The yuppie parks his car, whips out his notebook computer, connects it to his cell phone and surfs to a NASA page on the Internet.
Curb the boomer hubris and yuppie arrogance that presumes economic forces exist at and for their pleasure instead of the other way around.
The Baby Boom generation is characterized by its clear dominance of the popular culture of yuppie consumerism.
The age of the Yuppie looks set to make a comeback in Birmingham.
Like the novel, the film American Psycho can be seen as an ultimate portrayal of the 1980s New York yuppie lifestyle, depicting a world dominated by hedonism, greed, and egocentrism.
It is Bradsher's book that will likely do the most damage to years of clever marketing aimed at constructing the Yuppie appeal and perceived invincibility of a vehicle that has been one of Detroit's most lucrative products.
It's so much easier than sharing anything else, like the $60 worth of overpriced yuppie comestibles I foolishly brought home in that bag.
Ho hum, it's hippiedom revisited, a New Age guru with typical yuppie psychological hang-ups.
We are enjoying your publication and if you don't go yuppie we will be with you for many years, I hope.
Fifteen canines participated in several events, including a puppy parade, pet tricks and a yuppie puppy buffet complete with gourmet dog treats.