Yuppify - definition of yuppify by The Free Dictionary
To make (an urban area, for example) attractive to young affluent residents or consumers.
yup′pi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
, -fying or -fied
(Sociology) (tr) to make yuppie in nature
Past participle: yuppified
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For Dvorak the longest such word we found is the seven-letter YUPPIFY
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