Word of the Day; 2/16/18

Today’s Word of the Day for February 16th, 2018, is, “yuppify.”

 

Pronunciation: (YUP-uh-fye)

 

Definition:  to make appealing to yuppies; also; to infuse with the qualities or values of yuppies

 

Part of Speech: verb

 

Did You Know: Yuppie and yuppify are products of the 1980s.

 

Sentence: The governor thought to establish a string of lounge areas and libraries in order to yuppify the city would be a great idea because the city was full of mostly young people. 

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