noun (often initial capital letter)
Origin of yuppie
Examples from the Web for yuppie
Because in 1980, yuppie culture was just beginning to blossom.Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon|Dane Huckelbridge|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you met him in a bar, he might be all likkered up and decide he wants to kick your pasty, yuppie ass just for the hell of it.
I do realize this response makes me seem two-thirds boring and one-third yuppie, proportions that are, alas, accurate.
The specter of the yuppie is simply raised from time to time to remind the viewer of the "real" Bostonians' essential qualities.
And here Paul does appear to speak for his generation: He has given us the finest example yet of yuppie selfishness in senescence.
British Dictionary definitions for yuppie
noun (sometimes capital)
Word Origin for yuppie
Word Origin and History for yuppie
1982, acronym from "young urban professional," ousting competition from yumpie (1984), from "young upward-mobile professional," and yap (1984), from "young aspiring professional." The word was felt as an insult by 1985.