YEPPIES

Young Experimenting Perfection Seekers

(pronounced: yep-eez)

Also seen as "yeppies," it is an evolution of the word yuppie (which means Young Urban Professional for the gen X set). Yeppies are described as being twentysomething, ambitious and confused to the point where they won't commit to anything until they are certain it will bring them enduring happiness.

An acronym used primarily in texting, online chat, instant messaging, e-mail, blogs, and newsgroup postings, it is also considered a form of online jargon or text message shorthand.

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