Origin of yuppie
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How to use yuppie in a sentence
It’s also an “American problem, a yuppie problem, a badge of success,” as Jill Lepore wrote in The New Yorker last year.There’s a problem with the way we talk about burnout|Sarah Todd|July 18, 2022|Quartz
Having catered to the hustle-like, yuppie millennials who would forgo their lunch breaks to eat a $15 salad at their desk, Sweetgreen had been hit hard by the pandemic.Sweetgreen warns that remote work is a threat to its success|Michelle Cheng|October 29, 2021|Quartz
Part of what led that wave of yuppies coming in, was a sense of, “Oh my God, here’s my chance to make money.”
Fresh Yuppie arrivals wanted things the way they wanted them, so positive involvement in parks and public schools often became battles for control in a neighborhood that already had a powerful tradition of activism.
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
In April 1992, U.S. News and World Report, called her the “overbearing yuppie wife from hell.”
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.