bourgeoise

noun
bour·geoise | \ˈbu̇rzh-ˌwäz also ˈbu̇zh- or ˈbüzh- or bu̇rzh-ˈwäz \

Definition of bourgeoise 

: a woman of the middle class

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And given how much new revenue Democrats can generate just by restoring Obama-era tax rates on the superrich and corporations, odds are the party will avoid picking a fight with the blue-state bourgeoise. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Looks Like Trump Genuinely Enacted (a Tiny Bit of) Tax ‘Reform’," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bourgeoise

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bourgeoise

French, feminine of bourgeois

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