Associations to the word «Bourgeois»

Wiktionary

BOURGEOIS, adjective. Of or relating to the middle class, (especially pejorative) their presumed overly conventional, conservative, and materialistic values.
BOURGEOIS, adjective. (historical) Of or relating to the bourgeoisie, the third estate of the French Ancien Regime.
BOURGEOIS, adjective. (Marxism) Of or relating to the upper class, (usually pejorative) the capitalist exploitation of the proletariat.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (political) (collectively) (usually plural) The middle class.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (rare) An individual member of the middle class.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (usually pejorative) A person of any class with bourgeois (i.e., overly conventional and materialistic) values and attitudes.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (history) An individual member of the bourgeoisie, the third estate of the French Ancien Regime.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (Marxism) A capitalist, (usually pejorative) an exploiter of the proletariat.
BOURGEOIS, verb. (transitive) To make bourgeois.
BOURGEOIS, noun. (printing) (dated) A size of type between brevier and long primer, standardized as 9-point.

Dictionary definition

BOURGEOIS, noun. A capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise.
BOURGEOIS, noun. A member of the middle class.
BOURGEOIS, adjective. (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class.
BOURGEOIS, adjective. Conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality".
BOURGEOIS, adjective. Belonging to the middle class.

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