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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Of or relating to a prosperous solid citizen.

Usage examples (4)
  • The other lady was "burgherly-genteel," a handsome, cultivated girl, had certainly also some soul, but yet was far less busy with a world in her own heart than with the...
  • There is an old town, gravely picturesque and austerely fine in its fine old burgherly, Calvinistic, exclusive way; and outside the walls there is a new town, very...
  • Where the composer made these burgherly
  • Parents in easy or wealthy circumstances, yet unencumbered with the cares and perversions of aristocracy; nothing eminent in place, in faculty or culture, yet nothing... for more
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