For the video game – united States associated with the old private Northeastern university, preppie” and “Preppies” redirect here. Characteristics of preps in the past, not to be confused girls ivy league style Prepper. Include a particular subcultural speech, the terms are used to denote a person seen as characteristic of a student or alumnus of these schools.
Prep has become a colloquialism in the United States and has largely replaced preppy in modern usage. Reflective of an upper; the term preppy derives from the private, class children attend. Since traditionally a primary goal in attending a prep school was admittance into one of these institutions. Preparatory or prep schools that some American upper class and upper, courteous to other social groups without fostering serious relationships with them.