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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person of the middle class of society.

Usage examples (41)
  • She thought of herself as a bourgeois.
  • A bourgeois mentality
  • He, for example, coined the term bourgeois, as we understand it.
  • She laughed heartily, teased Paul about his accent and what she called his bourgeois ideas. for more
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  • A "bourgeois" is a male of the middle class, a "bourgeoise" is a female of the middle class, and the "bourgeoisie" is the middle class. The "booboisie" is a class composed of fools and oafs.
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