bourgeois

[ boo r-zhwah, boo r-zhwah; French boor-zhwa ]SEE DEFINITION OF bourgeois

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOURGEOIS

Whereupon the two aristocrats despised the bourgeois Regnier.

Our second visit brought us into contact with the bourgeois element.

My godfather made a great fuss of her, for success was everything to this bourgeois.

The crowd, we soon discovered, was bourgeois in the extreme.

Go all your life dressed like a bourgeois and they'll never call you "My dear gentleman."

Certainly, none of the other bourgeois who were there could say as much.

I have corn and olive trees, I have almond trees and vines and land, like any bourgeois.

Her wedding would either be ramshackly or bourgeois—she hoped the latter.

He looked at us with the patience of one inured to bourgeois comment.

The bourgeois conscience of the West has no inkling of what it means.

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