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Yumpie

[yuhm-pee] /ˈyʌm pi/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
a young, well-educated person who has a professional career and aspires to a higher social and economic status; yuppie.
Also, Yumpy.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85, Americanism; y(oung) u(pwardly) m(obile) p(rofessional) (or p(erson)) + -ie; cf. yuppie
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yukmeister

noun

A comedian: every yukmeister, including Prior, starts somewhere/ scored some points as a yukster during his pre-meal prayer Thursday (first form 1990s+, variant 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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