Definition of yuppie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also yuppy) noun
BrE BrE//ˈjʌpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjʌpi//
(pl. yuppies) (informal, becoming old-fashioned, often disapproving)
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a young professional person who lives in a city and earns a lot of money that they spend on expensive and fashionable things Formed from the first letters of the words ‘young urban professional’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yuppie