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nounwoopiesinformal North American
An affluent retired person able to pursue an active lifestyle.
retired person, pensioner, old-age pensioner, OAP
- ‘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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