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Buppy

[buhp-ee] /ˈbʌp i/
noun, plural Buppies.
1.
a young, upwardly mobile black professional.
Also, Buppie.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85, Americanism; b(lack) u(rban) p(rofessional), on the model of yuppie
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buppie

/ˈbʌpɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) (sometimes capital) an affluent young Black person
Word Origin
C20: from B(lack) + (y)uppie
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Slang definitions & phrases for buppie

buppie

noun

A black yuppie: two proto-buppies slide instantly into Coney Island life (1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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