noun bur·gher \ˈbər-gər\

: a person who lives in a particular town or borough

Full Definition of BURGHER

:  an inhabitant of a borough or a town
:  a member of the middle class :  a prosperous solid citizen

Examples of BURGHER

  1. <many of the college students are regarded by the local burghers as obnoxious louts>

First Known Use of BURGHER

13th century

Rhymes with BURGHER


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