Buppy

or Bup·pie

[buhp-ee]

Origin of Buppy

1980–85, Americanism; b(lack) u(rban) p(rofessional), on the model of yuppie
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British Dictionary definitions for buppie

buppie

noun
  1. informal (sometimes capital) an affluent young Black person

Word Origin for buppie

C20: from B (lack) + (y) uppie
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