In the early 1980s, the word
yuppie competed with yumpie as a name for a class of people.
Yuppie is short for young
urban professional. What was yumpie
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
young upwardly mobile professional
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