One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the cultural or economic circumstances following the economic boom in the mid to late 1980s with which yuppies are associated, especially as typified by a rejection of some of the more materialistic attitudes and values associated with this time.
A young, wealthy professional, especially one who rejects some of the more materialistic attitudes or values associated with yuppies.
1980s; earliest use found in The Christian Science Monitor.
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