middle-class

[ mid-l-klas, -klahs ]SEE DEFINITION OF middle-class

Synonyms for middle-class

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This middle-class sentiment, or socialism, or whatever it may be, is rotten.

I had read, in books by English writers, of the British middle-class Pharisee.

The Manila middle-class native, in particular, possesses none of this.

That is the life of the middle-class woman, as you probably know.

England's middle-class government was the ideal of human progress.

His parents, who were middle-class people, were well-to-do in the world.

Certainly they never seem at home in a middle-class society.

The Dunces were middle-class and Whiggish, their spirit capitalist.

The effect upon the middle-class Whigs is, however, more to my purpose.

The middle-class farmer is above all men exclusive in his ideas.

WORD ORIGIN

1766; as an adjective, "characteristic of the middle class" (depreciative) it dates from 1893.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MIDDLE-CLASS

blue-collar

adjectiveof manual workers
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