yuppie flu
noun Date: 1987 chronic fatigue syndrome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yuppie flu — yup·pie flu yəp ē n CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME …   Medical dictionary

  • yuppie flu — yup′pie flu′ n. inf pat chronic fatigue syndrome • Etymology: 1985–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • yuppie flu — /jʌpi ˈflu/ (say yupee flooh) noun Colloquial → chronic fatigue syndrome …   Australian English dictionary

  • yuppie flu — Informal. See chronic fatigue syndrome. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • yuppie flu — noun chronic fatigue syndrome …   Wiktionary

  • yuppie flu — noun informal derogatory term for chronic fatigue syndrome …   English new terms dictionary

  • yuppie flu — noun : chronic fatigue syndrome herein …   Useful english 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

  • yuppieflu — yuppie flu n. Informal Chronic fatigue syndrome.   [From the perception of it as a psychosomatic illness restricted to members of the young middle and upper classes.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alternative names for chronic fatigue syndrome — Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is the name currently used by the majority of the medical and scientific community to describe a condition or set of conditions characterized by fatigue and other symptoms. The term is contested, mostly by patients… …   Wikipedia

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