Definition of burgher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɜːɡə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrɡər//
(old use or humorous)
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a citizen of a particular town Word Origin Middle English: from burgh, reinforced by Dutch burger, from burg ‘castle’ (see borough).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: burgher