Yumpie

Yumpie

[yuhm-pee]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
a young, well-educated person who has a professional career and aspires to a higher social and economic status; yuppie.
Also, Yumpy.


Origin:
1980–85, Americanism; y(oung) u(pwardly) m(obile) p(rofessional) (or p(erson)) + -ie; cf. yuppie

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