Definitions

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  • n. An affluent follower of trends.

Etymologies

Blend of yuppie and hipster (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also known as yupster (yuppie + hipster), yindie (yuppie + indie), and alterna-yuppie.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • You know, in case you just can't wait til you get to the hipster/yupster/messenger bar for that first cold can of- uh, well, whatever the hell they put in- PBR.

    Fully Loaded: Excessive Packaging

  • Hey Reader: "Becky Bob" is a way too funny name for the kid of a yupster.

    Never lecture me again about global warming, Barack Obama.

  • Mark is right, except that I would add that the yupster proliferation has also made it impossible for decent working class folks to live in this City, in addition to artists.

    Matthew Yglesias » Cleaned Up!

  • As New York magazine put it three years ago, the grungy yupster look represents a "convergence of downtown cool and easy, abundant money."

    Hide the Jewels: Don't Tempt the Tax Man

  • At least when you (and by "you," I mean this yupster mass blob of douchebaggery and co. that walk around the city going to tapas bars [I'm Latin, and I hate going to those] and doing other unbelievably pretentious nonsense) took away my right to smoke cigarettes at bars, at the very least, I understood that my behavior may have negatively affected the health of the brave men and women who get me drunk.

    When Did This Place Become "Nutless Corners"?

  • The bar was gay, middle class black and yupster all at once.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • The upstairs bar is nice as well, it is like a yupster version of Government Camp.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • I imagine the author of The Brat Race to be a clever and talented yupster who, trying to get back in touch with the city he abandoned for the 'burbs years ago, crapped out this little play as a kind of midlife crisis lark.

    Chicago Reader

  • Oakland area of Temescal has become a yupster magnet, led by local merchants who embarked five years ago on a deliberate strategy to shed the tawdry Oakland

    WN.com - Business News

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  • A yuppie hipster.

    May 20, 2008