or Yum·py

[ yuhm-pee ]

noun(sometimes lowercase)
  1. a young, well-educated person who has a professional career and aspires to a higher social and economic status; yuppie.

Origin of Yumpie

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

Words Nearby Yumpie

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