how to pronounce yuppie


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the above transcription of yuppie is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yuppie is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of yuppie in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we didn't want to become yuppie scum …”

meaning of yuppie

Yuppie is a derogatory term for a person who is overly concerned with material success.

yuppie frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word yuppie occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics yuppie can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that yuppie can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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