buppie

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bup·pie

 (bŭp′ē)
n. Informal
A young black city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle.

buppie

(ˈbʌpɪ)
n
(Sociology) informal (sometimes capital) an affluent young Black person
[C20: from B(lack) + (y)uppie]
Translations

buppie

, buppy
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What Would Dylan Do is a new comedy for the BET network and boasts a plethora of well-known names attached to the project including The Bernie Mac Show's Warren Hutcherson, who will be the executive producer with Julian Breece, known for Buppies, as the writer and co-executive producer.
There is a school of Buppies around the Village Voice who speak of the "New Black Culture".
com has also entered the fray with the launch earlier this month of Buppies, its first original scripted Web drama.
37) See, for example, "South Africa's Black Companies Forge Ahead," Africa Business, April 2006; "How SA's Black Buying Power is Changing Society," African Business, August/September 2006; and "The Rise of the Buppies," The Economist, November 1, 2007.
As the Gaps, Old Navies, Starbucks ease in like tanks removing the older indigenous populations, they clear the way for more and more of the international Bigs and the Buppies and Yuppies who will run them locally.
We've been subjected to the Hippies, Yippies, Yuppies, and Buppies.
Residentially segregated buppies seem well-equipped to prepare their children for the same experience, providing them with the skills to operate in the mainstream economy while feeling secure in, and even celebrating, a cultural detachment from it.
Buppies, b-boys, baps & bohos: Notes on post-soul black culture.
Buppies Online is a serious source of information aimed at everyone, not just Black Urban Professionals.
The Aretha and Ray Charles shows brought out buppies as well as less well-heeled black fans.