Yuppies lived in luxury flats and had lots of money, fun and sex - and everyone hated them for it, so the phrase "Yuppie" caught on.
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He said: "This once-nice place has been taken over by yuppies and 4x4s - and the moaners are just one or two London people.
But now our WRVS cafes face the chop over plans by the NHS to bring in yuppie coffee shops.
Byline: MICK DONNELLY ONE of the best views in Britain is to be denied to many hundreds of working-class Geordies in favour of a handful of yuppies.
Yet it is largely the politician spearheading the public policies to attract the developers to build or rebuild urban spaces for yuppie clients.