Definition of bougie
1 : a wax candle
2a : a tapering cylindrical instrument for introduction into a tubular passage of the bodyb : suppository
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Somehow, everyone seems to be living in sick, bougie places in Manhattan this summer.
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Origin and Etymology of bougie
French, from Bougie, seaport in Algeria
First Known Use: 1732See Words from the same year
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