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preppie

1. adjective, slang Having the look or manner of an expensive preparatory school student, typically characterized by wealth, snobbishness, and an adoption of current fashions, trends, or styles. I hate the preppie clothes he's been wearing ever since he started hanging out with the cool kids at school. He's a bit preppie, sure, but he's smart and is actually really interested in classic literature.
2. noun, slang A person who affects the look or manner of an expensive preparatory school student. She's just another preppie who get's a get-out-jail-free card anytime she screws up, huh? Why do you spend your time with that preppie? He's such a jerk!

preppie

and preppy
1. mod. in the manner or style of a student at a preparatory school. I just love your preppy coat.
2. n. a young person who dresses and acts like a student at a preparatory school. Those preppies are having fun now, but how will they support themselves?
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The shocking killing was turned into the 1989 movie The Preppie Murder, with William Baldwin starring as Chambers and Lara Flynn Boyle as Levin.
He earned The Preppie Killer name as American newspapers latched on to the 80s phenomenon of "preppies" - materialistic young men obsessed with fashion and status.
In 2007, the State Labor Government gave Queensland children a flying start with the introduction of prep, which we supported with additional, specialist classrooms for preppies.
It stars a 15-year-old toughie named Jimmy who, like any teen, must carefully navigate Bullworth Academy's social ladder--the jocks, the preppies, the nerds--to survive the year.
"You American preppies are usually flipping through the latest Dave Matthews or John Mayer albums," she said in Spanish.
Whether intentionally or not, Chouinard ignores the obvious when he fails to acknowledge his debt to poseurs: Patagonia would still be a niche company were it not for the legions of preppies who responded to the brand's macho imagery, honed in catalogues depicting muscled athletes dangling from outcroppings.
While Vans could be putting their ads in Thrasher, Transworld or 411 videos, they're advertising their stuff to all the preppies out there waiting anxiously for N'Sync to start their concert.
Trey Ellis's Platitudes, Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle and Tuff, and Colson Whitehead's John Henry Days skewer black preppies living in integrated worlds, as well as the boys from the hood.
In 2007, the State Labor Government gave Queensland children a flying start with the introduction of prep, which we supported with additional, specialist classrooms for preppies. As you may remember, Queenslands first intake of preppies were those whose birthdays were in the first half of the calendar year meaning theirs has always been a much smaller cohort of students, known as the half cohort.
"NO PREPPIES: Most of the guys I go out with are very down to earth.
Why we care: Best Supporting Actor nominee Benicio Del Toro plumbs the lower depths, including a seedy gay bar where he entraps dangerous Mexican assassin Francisco Flores (Clifton Collins Jr.) with mere steamy eye contact, and out actor Corey Spears pops up as one of the pill-popping preppies who lead Michael Douglas's daughter to perdition.
For example, like every public school boy from the hinterland, he was initially shocked by how many things preppies knew and he didn't.
Chambers earned The Preppy Killer name as American newspapers latched on to the Eighties phenomenon of "preppies" - materialistic young men obsessed with fashion and status.
Thousands of Preppies in state schools across Queensland are already benefitting from the additional support available each day, and we re ensuring this benefit continues throughout 2015.