yuppie

1. a young person who lives in a city, earns a lot of money, and spends it…

Meaning of

yuppie

in English


yuppie


noun


[

C

]


disapproving


(

also


yuppy

)


uk

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/

ˈjʌp.i

/


us

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/

ˈjʌp.i

/


They’re just a

couple

of yuppies with more

money

than

sense

.


Rich people


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(Definition of

yuppie

from the

Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus


© Cambridge University Press)

yuppie

| American Dictionary


yuppie


noun


[

C

]


esp.

disapproving


us

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/

ˈjʌp·i

/


Once the yuppies

started


moving

in,

rents

went way up.

(Definition of

yuppie

from the

Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary


© Cambridge University Press)

yuppie

| Business English


yuppie


noun


[

C

]


(

also


yuppy

)


uk

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/

ˈjʌpi

/


us

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plural

yuppies


(


US

also


YAP

)


a

yuppie

bar

/

flat



the

yuppie

consumer

/

market



The

term

jetset can no

longer

be

confined

to yuppies, and

international


business


executives

.

(Definition of

yuppie

from the

Cambridge Business English Dictionary


© Cambridge University Press)

Examples

of


yuppie

yuppie


Similar to gender variation, the state group demonstrated slight topic variation, whereas this was again significant in the

yuppie

group.


I have repeatedly emphasized that the yuppies see and present themselves as cosmopolitan business professionals.


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They eschew the use of the interdental realization of (ts) because there is little homology between the image of an alley saunterer and a

yuppie

.


The state professionals thus appear to be less affected by this influence than the yuppies are.


However, these are only par t of the repository of resources from which they draw to forge their

yuppie

identity.


These multiple aspects intersect with each other and consequently affect the ways in which the yuppies select and appropriate symbolic resources.


The linguistic material that the yuppies pick up represents well-known cultural personae.


Its use not only distinguishes the yuppies from their state counterpar ts, but also helps create and perpetuate the sanctions of the new linguistic market.


In the interviews, qiáoliáng ‘bridge’ was frequently used by these yuppies to describe their role and their various “bridging” practices in the international business sector.


Linguistic practice is only a par t of the practices that distinguish the yuppies from other social groups.


The non-local variants of the other three variables were all used significantly more often when the yuppies discussed their work-related experiences.


The most striking difference between the state professionals and the yuppies lies in their use of the “cosmopolitan” full tone variant.


In contrast, across all four variables, female yuppies overwhelmingly favored the non-local variants.


The yuppies used all of the local variants significantly less than the state professionals did.


Their monthly salaries, ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 yuan, are much lower than those of the yuppies.

These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors.

Translations of

yuppie

in Chinese (Traditional)
雅皮士(指高收入、喜歡追求時尚並購買昂貴物品的城市青年)…


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in Chinese (Simplified)
雅皮士(指高收入、喜欢追求时尚并购买昂贵物品的城市青年)…


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yuppie…


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pahalı şeylere düşkün ve başarılı genç adam/kadın…


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yuppie, jeune cadre dynamique…


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profesional muda…


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คนอายุน้อยที่มีความทะเยอทะยานและความเชี่ยวชาญซึ่งทำงานหารายได้เองแล้วและใช้จ่ายหมดไปกับสิ่งของตามสมัยนิยม…


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người trẻ tuổi có nhiều hoài bão…


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