duppie2016-12-08T22:41:06+00:00

duppie

PSYCHOLOGY

Definition An urban professional who once had a high-status or high-paying job and must now work in a menial or lower paying job.  

The term is not widely used; it is a play-on words of yuppie–young urban/upwardly mobile professional. 

Synonyms Depressed yuppie, downwardly mobile—urban—previously professional 

Reference http://new_words.enacademic.com/1118/duppie

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