petite bourgeoisie


petite bourgeoisie

noun

Definition of PETITE BOURGEOISIE

:  the lower middle class including especially small shopkeepers and artisans

Origin of PETITE BOURGEOISIE

French, literally, small bourgeoisie
First Known Use: 1916

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