petit bourgeois


pe·tit bourgeois

noun \pə-ˈtē-, ˌpe-tē-\

: a member of the petite bourgeoisie

Full Definition of PETIT BOURGEOIS

1
:  a member of the petite bourgeoisie
2
petit bourgeois adjective

Origin of PETIT BOURGEOIS

French, literally, small bourgeois
First Known Use: 1828

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