noun, plural Yum·pies.


or Yum·py


noun (sometimes lowercase)

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
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