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guppy

slang A young, successful professional who is gay. A portmanteau of "gay" and "yuppie." That club is for guppies. Let's go to a normal gay bar.
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guppy

n. a gay yuppy. They called themselves guppies, because they were young and urban and gay.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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