yuppiedom
noun see yuppie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yuppiedom — yuppie (also yuppy) ► NOUN (pl. yuppies) informal, derogatory ▪ a well paid young middle class professional working in a city. DERIVATIVES yuppiedom noun yuppify verb. ORIGIN from the acronym young urban professional …   English terms dictionary

  • yuppiedom — See yuppie. * * * …   Universalium

  • yuppiedom — noun The condition of being a yuppie …   Wiktionary

  • yuppiedom — yuppˈiedom noun 1. The state of being a yuppie 2. The world or circles which yuppies frequent • • • Main Entry: ↑yuppie …   Useful english dictionary

  • yuppie — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: probably from young urban professional + ie Date: 1982 a young college educated adult who is employed in a well paying profession and who lives and works in or near a large city • yuppiedom noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Yuppie — The term yuppie (short for young urban professional or young upwardly mobile professional ) [cite book| title = Fifty Years Among the New Words: A Dictionary of Neologisms| last = Algeo| first = John| year = 1991| isbn = 0 521 413 77X| publisher …   Wikipedia

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  • yuppie — (also yuppy) noun (plural yuppies) informal, derogatory a well paid young middle class professional working in a city. Derivatives yuppiedom noun yuppification noun yuppify verb (yuppifies, yuppifying …   English new terms dictionary

  • -dom — suffix (in uncountable nouns) 1 the state of being something: freedom 2 a) (in countable nouns) a particular rank: He was rewarded with a dukedom. (=was made a duke) b) an area ruled by a particular type of person: kingdom 3 (in uncountable… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • yuppie — (also yuppy) ► NOUN (pl. yuppies) informal, derogatory ▪ a well paid young middle class professional working in a city. DERIVATIVES yuppiedom noun yuppify verb. ORIGIN from the acronym young urban professional …   English terms dictionary

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