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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Yuppified duty-free shops, some for offshore brands she doesn't recognize even the font they're written in.
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