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From the English dictionary:

yupster etymology {{blend}}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, derogatory) An affluent follower of trend.
    • 1993, Carl Hiaasen, Strip Tease ...all those senior citizens in those condos, those conservative Cubans down on Eighth Street, those idealist young yupsters on the beach.
    • 1997, David Petersen, The Nearby Faraway Until a handful of years ago, the Animas River valley, anchored dead center by Durango, remained blissfully undiscovered by ex-urban yupsters...
    • 2000, F Paul Wilson, Legacies Julio's crowd didn't wear suits, except for occasional adventuresome yupsters looking for something different...
    • 2003, Linda A Fairstein, Final Jeopardy The habits of the rich — whether movie stars, yupsters, or cocaine addicts — they were all grist for his mental mill...

From the Thai dictionary:

ยุ่น 〈yùn〉 etymology From ยุ่นปี่ (yunpi), a spoonerism of ญี่ปุ่น 〈ỵī̀pùn〉. pronunciation
  • [jũn˥˩]
adjective : {{head}}
  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) Japanese.
noun : {{head}}
  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) Japanese.
proper noun : {{head}}
  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) Japan.
  2. (slang, sometimes derogatory) Japanese.

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