buppy

bup•py

or bup•pie

(ˈbʌp i)

n., pl. -pies.
a young, upwardly mobile black professional.
[1980–85, Amer.; b(lack) u(rban) p(rofessional), on the model of yuppie]
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"My pizzness !" ejaculated the thing, "vy vat a low bred buppy you mos pe vor to ask a gentleman und an angel apout his pizziness!"
In the States alone, it has become tool for transnational booty-call-profit-taking as well as underground pirating of party time, brutal gangsta bellicosity against criminal justice brutality and buppy felicity with upward mobility, conscious call for a new polity and skin-head hatred of all things dark.
The only Afro-American writer on a network with failing ratings, well-educated buppy Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayns), wants out but doesn't want to resign.
Cosby didn't "keep it real." Will Smith, however, kept it real when he played the fly Philly brother who invades the stiff, buppy home of his relatives in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Baylor is an example of young blacks shunning the corporate nine-to-five grind and setting out on their own (see "From Buppy to Biz Whiz," this issue).
"Buppy" MacLeod, Sr., 94, of Worcester and Shrewsbury, died Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Holy Trinity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester after an illness.
He was a loving husband and father, and a proud and fun-loving "Buppy" to his adoring grandchildren.