[ buhp-ee ]
/ ˈbʌp i /
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noun, plural Bup·pies.
a young, upwardly mobile Black professional.
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Origin of Buppy
An Americanism first recorded in1980–85; B(lack) u(rban) p(rofessional), on the model of yuppie
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