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Meaning of "yuppify" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YUPPIFY

yuppify  [ˈjʌpɪˌfaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YUPPIFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yuppify is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb yuppify in English.

WHAT DOES YUPPIFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yuppify in the English dictionary

The definition of yuppify in the dictionary is to make yuppie in nature.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO YUPPIFY

PRESENT

Present
I yuppify
you yuppify
he/she/it yuppifies
we yuppify
you yuppify
they yuppify
Present continuous
I am yuppifying
you are yuppifying
he/she/it is yuppifying
we are yuppifying
you are yuppifying
they are yuppifying
Present perfect
I have yuppified
you have yuppified
he/she/it has yuppified
we have yuppified
you have yuppified
they have yuppified
Present perfect continuous
I have been yuppifying
you have been yuppifying
he/she/it has been yuppifying
we have been yuppifying
you have been yuppifying
they have been yuppifying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I yuppified
you yuppified
he/she/it yuppified
we yuppified
you yuppified
they yuppified
Past continuous
I was yuppifying
you were yuppifying
he/she/it was yuppifying
we were yuppifying
you were yuppifying
they were yuppifying
Past perfect
I had yuppified
you had yuppified
he/she/it had yuppified
we had yuppified
you had yuppified
they had yuppified
Past perfect continuous
I had been yuppifying
you had been yuppifying
he/she/it had been yuppifying
we had been yuppifying
you had been yuppifying
they had been yuppifying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will yuppify
you will yuppify
he/she/it will yuppify
we will yuppify
you will yuppify
they will yuppify
Future continuous
I will be yuppifying
you will be yuppifying
he/she/it will be yuppifying
we will be yuppifying
you will be yuppifying
they will be yuppifying
Future perfect
I will have yuppified
you will have yuppified
he/she/it will have yuppified
we will have yuppified
you will have yuppified
they will have yuppified
Future perfect continuous
I will have been yuppifying
you will have been yuppifying
he/she/it will have been yuppifying
we will have been yuppifying
you will have been yuppifying
they will have been yuppifying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would yuppify
you would yuppify
he/she/it would yuppify
we would yuppify
you would yuppify
they would yuppify
Conditional continuous
I would be yuppifying
you would be yuppifying
he/she/it would be yuppifying
we would be yuppifying
you would be yuppifying
they would be yuppifying
Conditional perfect
I would have yuppify
you would have yuppify
he/she/it would have yuppify
we would have yuppify
you would have yuppify
they would have yuppify
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been yuppifying
you would have been yuppifying
he/she/it would have been yuppifying
we would have been yuppifying
you would have been yuppifying
they would have been yuppifying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you yuppify
we let´s yuppify
you yuppify
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to yuppify
Past participle
yuppified
Present Participle
yuppifying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YUPPIFY


certify
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
clarify
ˈklærɪˌfaɪ
classify
ˈklæsɪˌfaɪ
identifier
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
identify
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
justify
ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ
modify
ˈmɒdɪˌfaɪ
notify
ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ
pulpify
ˈpʌlpɪˌfaɪ
qualify
ˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪ
sci-fi
ˈsaɪˌfaɪ
simplify
ˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ
specify
ˈspɛsɪˌfaɪ
stupefy
ˈstjuːpɪˌfaɪ
tepefy
ˈtɛpɪˌfaɪ
testify
ˈtɛstɪˌfaɪ
torpefy
ˈtɔːpɪˌfaɪ
typify
ˈtɪpɪˌfaɪ
verify
ˈvɛrɪˌfaɪ
Wi-Fi
ˈwaɪˌfaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YUPPIFY

yup
Yupik
yuppie
yuppie disease
yuppie flu
yuppiedom
yuppieish
yuppification
yuppified
yuppifies
yuppy
yupster
Yurev
Yurp
yurt
yutz
Yuzovka
yuzu

WORDS THAT END LIKE YUPPIFY

amplify
beautify
detoxify
disqualify
diversify
exemplify
fortify
glorify
indemnify
intensify
magnify
mollify
objectify
purify
ratify
rectify
signify
solidify
stratify
unify

Synonyms and antonyms of yuppify in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yuppify» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YUPPIFY

Find out the translation of yuppify to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yuppify from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yuppify» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

yuppify
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yuppify
570 millions of speakers

English

yuppify
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yuppify
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

yuppify
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

yuppify
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yuppify
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

yuppify
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yuppify
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yuppify
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

yuppify
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

yuppify
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yuppify
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yuppify
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yuppify
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

yuppify
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युप्फिफाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yuppify
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

yuppify
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yuppify
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

yuppify
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

yuppify
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yuppify
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

yuppify
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yuppify
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yuppify
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yuppify

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YUPPIFY»

The term «yuppify» is barely ever used and occupies the 196.996 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YUPPIFY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yuppify

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YUPPIFY»

Discover the use of yuppify in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yuppify and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
yuppify verb trans. orig US, often derog To change (an area, building, clothing, etc.) so as to be characteristic of or suitable to yuppies. Hence yuppification, noun 1984–. OBSERVER Their 'bashers' (shacks) will be forcibly removed by police to  ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
2
Lexical Change in Present-day English: A Corpus-based Study ...
Derivation may be the most frequent word-formation pattern, e.g. ROMable, WASPuA, dinkdom, yuppify, megaflops, and others. Acronyms which are puns usually remain nonce-formations: FEER (Federal Emergency Evacuation Route);  ...
Roswitha Fischer, 1998
3
The First Annual Unofficial Point Pleasure Skimmer Survey ...
It's new and improved Buddy's, part of the upscale renovations that had come with a vengeance to raise Point Pleasure out of its working class malaise and yuppify itself into becoming part of the brave new world of real estate bubbles and ...
Ray Rebmann, 2005
4
Fifty Years Among the New Words: A Dictionary of Neologisms ...
... area associated with yuppies [62.4 Winter 1987] yuppieism the values and lifestyle of yuppies [64.2 Summer 1989] yuppification British gentrification for yuppies [62.4 Winter 1987] yuppify British gentrify for yuppies [62.4 Winter 1987] yuppily ...
John Algeo, 1993
5
Memory's Orbit: Film and Culture 1999-2000
You can't turn him into a Harvard graduate; you can't yuppify him; you can't find in him what the liberal imagination wants to find. For me, the saddest thing is to hear Jack when he thinks he and Nick are picking themselves up, they're coming ...
Joseph Natoli, 2012
6
cauchy3-book-37-poems
Funny courts.. Check and balanced souls are deeds. Call our Warrants lying seeds. YUPPIFY worlds will buy our hearts. Funny laws have funny counts. Counter claims against are laws. Laws of Eden tyrants fall. Words of mouths have greedy ...
cheung shun sang
7
Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington,
Washington's gotten caught up in the trend to yuppify nasty pool halls into charming “billiard cafes” with microbrewery beers and more female customers. Georgetown Bar and Billiards serves microbrews and adds a hot CD jukebox, Ping-Pong ...
Tom Price, Susan Crites Price, 2007
8
In the Year After Mom Died: August 20, 2006 to August 20, 2007
... mountains had caused Ellensburg to “yuppify,” caused property values and housing costs to soar, and had taken away the small college-town and rodeo- town charm. In addition, Joe's wife's vision problems became severe. They Tom ...
Tom Slattery, 2008
9
A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics
... bonk, yuppify and geopathic. Adj. neologistic /ninls'd31strk/. nested dependency /'nestrd/ n. A dependency which is entirely contained within the two ends of another dependency, so that a series of nested dependencies looks like this: A . C1 ...
R.L. Trask, 2013
10
The Postmodernism Debate in Latin America
attempt to yuppify left cultural politics. The lesson of Chiapas on this score has been ambiguous: is it a "return" to the foco model of the sixties or a new, postmodernist form of political mobilization? What is clear to everyone involved in the Latin ...
John Beverley, José Oviedo, Michael Aronna, 1995

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YUPPIFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yuppify is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The true lives of low-level drug dealers: “What's the point of surviving …
He lives in the the same small house he's lived in for 12 years, in a down-and-out part of Albuquerque that recently began to “yuppify,” as he puts it. “I'm not ... «Salon, Mar 14»
2
November Notes from CB3: Dirt Candy, Momofuku, and Root …
One of the board members noted that this is the perfect solution for the troubled alleyway, which real estate folks have been trying to yuppify for years. «Bowery Boogie, Nov 13»
3
King Eddy Saloon 2.0: Where Everybody Still Knows Your Name
Everyone was sad, aghast, and even a-feared that the new owners of the bar, Acme Bar Group (Spring Street, downtown's Library Bar), would yuppify the ... «LA Magazine, Mar 13»
4
Cheshire Bridge Road ordinances postponed yet again
Others critics, such as Atlanta Progressive News editor and publisher Matthew Cardinale, think Wan's ordinances would gentrify and yuppify the corridor, ... «Creative Loafing Atlanta, Mar 13»
5
Dark side of London
Although there have been attempts to modernise and yuppify this area in the last 20 years, many of the principal buildings and streets from the era remain, and ... «Malaysia Star, Jun 11»
6
24-Hour 11th Street: A “Dangerous Precedent”?
... save existing affordable housing and lower market price levels overall throughout the city and region (call it the "let Columbia Heights yuppify to save Trinidad" ... «Washington City Paper, Jun 11»
7
Skip the careers, a frontier town's calling
They thought we would yuppify the place. So we knew that any changes we made would have to come slowly." Indeed, much of the local concern revolved ... «OregonLive.com, Aug 09»
8
Whitlam swaps boardroom for historic weatherboard pub
"We are not going to yuppify it," Mr Whitlam said of the pub whose signature bistro dish is vegie stack with tomato coulis and grilled dory with lemon pepper ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 04»

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