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Yumpie

or Yum·py

[ yuhm-pee ]
/ ˈyʌm pi /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)
a young, well-educated person who has a professional career and aspires to a higher social and economic status; yuppie.
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Origin of Yumpie

1980–85, Americanism;y(oung)u(pwardly)m(obile)p(rofessional) (or p(erson)) + -ie; cf. yuppie

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