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synonyms for yuppie

  • clone
  • suit
  • button-down
  • conspicuous consumer
  • three-piecer
  • urban professional
  • white-collar worker
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How to use yuppie in a sentence

It’s also an “American problem, a yuppie problem, a badge of success,” as Jill Lepore wrote in The New Yorker last year.
THERE’S A PROBLEM WITH THE WAY WE TALK ABOUT BURNOUTSARAH TODDJULY 18, 2022QUARTZ
Having catered to the hustle-like, yuppie millennials who would forgo their lunch breaks to eat a $15 salad at their desk, Sweetgreen had been hit hard by the pandemic.
SWEETGREEN WARNS THAT REMOTE WORK IS A THREAT TO ITS SUCCESSMICHELLE CHENGOCTOBER 29, 2021QUARTZ
Part of what led that wave of yuppies coming in, was a sense of, “Oh my God, here’s my chance to make money.”
HOW DOES NEW YORK CITY KEEP REINVENTING ITSELF? (BONUS)KURT ANDERSENMARCH 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Fresh Yuppie arrivals wanted things the way they wanted them, so positive involvement in parks and public schools often became battles for control in a neighborhood that already had a powerful tradition of activism.
HOW DOES NEW YORK CITY KEEP REINVENTING ITSELF? (BONUS)KURT ANDERSENMARCH 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO YUPPIE

  • arriviste
  • new money
  • new rich
  • newly-rich
  • nouveau arrive
  • nouveau roturier
  • parvenu
  • profiteer
  • self-made man
  • social climber
  • upstart
  • vulgarian
  • yuppie
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.