an·​ti-bour·​geois ˌan-tē-ˈbu̇rzh-ˌwä How to pronounce anti-bourgeois (audio)
 also  -ˈbu̇zh-,
 or  -ˈbüzh-,
 or  -bu̇rzh-ˈ
variants or less commonly antibourgeois
: opposed to or hostile toward people or things considered bourgeois
Brecht's early plays were radical, anarchistic and anti-bourgeois, but not anti-capitalist.Raman Selden

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-bourgeois was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-bourgeois.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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