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  • n. Plural form of buppie.


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  • Crack culture made the inner city a perfect setting for crime dramas, while there was a general acknowledgment that black yuppies aka buppies were a market worth tapping.

    Nelson George: Black Hollywood: 1991 vs. 2011

  • And what some pollsters call buppies: the fast growing African-American middle class who Republicans hope will vote the same way many white yuppies do.

    CNN Transcript Jun 2, 2004

  • As it's used properly, it doesn't make the babies screech in rage and throw the "buppies" back at Mum.


  • The buppies just magically started disappearing everytime one fell on the floor (into the magic trashcan) at around 2 1/2.

    Deliverance | Her Bad Mother

  • Launched in 2007, Beyond Demographics has done extensive research into the black population, segmenting the group into 12 psychographic divisions with names like “buppies,” “nomads” and “activists.”

    Harlem Marketers Look Closer «

  • The buppies just magically started disappearing everytime one fell on the floor into the magic trashcan at around 2 1/2.


  • The new phenomenon of the last 15 years is the rise of the "buppies."

    South African Succession

  • Insiders too often dwell on the differences between the NBA's buppies, b-boys and bohemians.

    The Full Feed from

  • Artful black yuppies "buppies", they don't dress like either hiphop B-boys or punkish hepcats.

    The Full Feed from

  • But in this case, there's a cultural shift instead: from affluent white Brits to American buppies in Los Angeles. Top Stories


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