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  • n. Plural form of preppy.


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  • He is approached by a pair of twin preppies from Connecticut, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss (both played by actor Armie Hammer) - two privileged types who row crew and have the Olympics in their sites.

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  • I'm gonna have to vote for Palm "preppies," because were cooler than "prefects," which is downright bad english, let alone stooopid.

    Everything Treo

  • The Bush campaign shipped in several busloads of well-dressed preppies to cause a scene outside the Board of Elections and succeeded in stopping the recount.

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  • Powell smiled a shark's grin and stretched, feeling the coolness of the gun nestled under his shirt snug against his lower back, then went to the window and looked out into the steady rain; the parking lot sat quiet except for a couple of young preppies quickly unloading golf bags from the back of their dripping station wagon.

    Motel 6

  • So warned the invitation to a New York lunch last week to preview True Prep, a follow-up to the 1980 best seller The Official Preppy Handbook, designed as a satire but taken seriously by many aspiring preppies.

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  • The preppies are all non-conformists because they all lookalike

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Herd of Individualists, Wolfman Edition

  • Tommy Hilfiger had a similarly unpleasant experience in the U.S. in the 1990s, when it became a hip-hop staple that no longer clicked with preppies.

    Abercrombie's Low Brow Fitchuation

  • CARLY'S CANNABIS CORNER - Carly Schwartz: In the coast-to-coast battle for legalized greenery, this round goes to the preppies over the hippies.

    HUFFPOST HILL - We Hope You Don't Have An Aunt Named 'Judy'

  • We go down another escalator on to street level where the emos are still hanging around under the stairs but Derek Brown and the preppies have disappeared.

    A Documentary About Sharks

  • This weekend the preppies might be outnumbered by all the folkies descending for the big annual music fest.

    SmartMoney Saturday

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