buppie [bup′ē ]
B(LACK) (adj. 2b) + (Y)UPPIE
Informal an African-American yuppie

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bup·pie (bŭpʹē) n. Informal
A young Black city or suburban resident with a well-paid professional job and an affluent lifestyle.
  [black + yuppie.]

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