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



    BrE BrE//ˈbʊəʒwɑː//
    , BrE//ˌbʊəˈʒwɑː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbʊrˈʒwɑː//
    , NAmE//ˈbʊrʒwɑː//
    (pl. bourgeois)
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  1. 1a person who belongs to the middle class The hat identified him as a bourgeois.
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who is interested mainly in possessions and social status and supporting traditional values I'd forgotten what a bourgeois you are.
  3. 3(politics) a person who supports the interests of capitalism
  4. see also petit bourgeois