Definition of woopie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwuːpi/
Pronunciation: /ˈwʊpi/
(also woopy)

noun (plural woopies)

informal, chiefly North American
An affluent retired person able to pursue an active lifestyle.
Example sentences
  • Welcome to the VPF retreat for woopies; BJ, bring your dentures and pills against gastritis and party with us
  • Now that the kids are grown and she has retired from her job to run her own business, she has joined the ranks of the Woopies.


1980s: elaboration of the acronym from well-off older person.

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