Related to yuppified: yuppiedom, Yobbish


tr.v. yup·pi·fied, yup·pi·fy·ing, yup·pi·fies
To make (an urban area, for example) attractive to young affluent residents or consumers.

[yuppie + -fy.]

yup′pi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.


(Sociology) informal made yuppie in nature


[ˈjʌpɪˌfaɪd] ADJ [bar, restaurant, area, flat] → de yuppies
he is becoming more and more yuppifiedse está haciendo cada vez más yuppie
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It was like The Tube but yuppified, commodified and seemed to be the start of a British television revolution named Zoo TV.
actual Mexican family members to cook for them or access to authentic Mexican restaurants -- than to have to dine at this yuppified fancy-Mex franchise.
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I remember well that the anti-Vietnam War movement--another epic burst of left-wing activism--eventually morphed into the Yuppified Eighties once deprived of the catalysts from the military draft and Richard Nixon's painfully awkward V for Victory hand gestures.
Those glory days of cheap hot dogs and cheap beer long ago gave way to absurdly priced concessions and dainty, yuppified treats your grandfather would have sneered at.
The bars have all been yuppified and there's no room for a dart board.
But they lost their appeal when city living enjoyed a renaissance in the yuppified 1980s, and suburbia came to represent a safe and boring existence.
AUTHOR Irvine Welsh has just bought a posh flat in a yuppified Dublin street.
Now, we're getting schoolgirl pregnancies, drugs and murder and the Street is being yuppified, with the arrival of a young doctor-and-teacher couple.
It is truly amazing to find such a thoroughgoing hodgepodge of fatuous yuppified inanity and romantically revanchist twaddle anywhere, but most especially in a magazine that most certainly is not produced by "efficient" hand labor with quail pens, oil lamps, green eyeshades, and hand presses.
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We live in this bland yuppified era when people just care about fresh-squeezed orange juice and watching the stock numbers in the paper," complained Charles Lewis of the Center for Public Integrity.