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  • n. Alternative spelling of preppy.


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  • CHETRY: Well, a so-called preppie killer back behind bars this morning.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2007

  • ADAORA UDOJI, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Surrounded by reporters, Robert Chambers, the so-called preppie killer, headed to court today, his past, though, not far behind.

    CNN Transcript Nov 29, 2004

  • The so-called "preppie killer" is now known as inmate 08A4763, incarcerated at Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison near Buffalo. Top headlines

  • Last night, Mark Paul Gosselaar, who played hero Zack Morris (aka preppie), appeared on Fallon to promote his new show,


  • Robert Chambers, the so-called preppie killer who spent 15 years in prison for strangling a woman during what he called rough sex, has been sentenced to 19 years on a drug charge.

    New York Sun - All Articles

  • Based on the book by Erich Segal, Oliver (Ryan O'Neal) and Jenny's (Ali MacGraw) tragic love story shows how a "preppie" and a "social zero" can fall in love despite their different upbringings.

    Top Ten Romantic Movies © Everett...

  • To the vast number of people seeing Pelletier for the first time tonight, he will come across as some kind of preppie, but nothing could be farther from the truth.


  • KING: When they say "preppie," what did his father do?

    CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2003

  • Robert Chambers, New York's convicted "preppie" murderer, twice caught with marijuana since being imprisoned, filed a lawsuit claiming that prison rules impede his enrollment in a college program that would allow him to train as a drug counselor.

    Chicago Reader

  • "This is the time for real clothes that you can wear," said Miuccia Prada backstage after her much-applauded 'preppie' winter collection.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper


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  • The term originated as a description of someone who attended private university-preparatory schools, commonly associated with the eastern United States; as well as those who attend some of America's prestigious private colleges and universities. These characteristics include particular subcultural speech, vocabulary, accent, dress, mannerisms, etiquette, and entitled (assuming privilege) life view. (Wikipedia)

    Can be found in a prepicenter.

    June 4, 2008