Definition of bourgeoisie
1 : middle class members of the bourgeoisie; also, plural in construction : members of the middle class how the bourgeoisie are represented in the novel
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Little Haiti was not the most attractive place for my family, the typical pseudo-Haitian bourgeoisie.
First the bourgeoisie, the middle class, would gain power.
Just as bohemian artists loved to épater la bourgeoisie, Buchanan loves, by Klein’s account, to épater les bien pensants.
Some people talk about his movies being a criticism of the bourgeoisie class, or stuff like that.
Trogneux was born to a bourgeoisie family of chocolatiers, the youngest of six children.
The Russian Provisional Government, dominated by members of the bourgeoisie—the caste that Lenin despised—had taken over, sharing power with the Petrograd Soviet, a local governing body.
TOULOUSE, France — One man gives shivers to banks, businesspeople and the bourgeoisie.
Historically, propaganda has most often been used to agitate: Nazis roiled against threats to racial pride; Reds inspired to rise up against the bourgeoisie; Jim Crow posters arousing vicious bigotry.
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Origin and Etymology of bourgeoisie
French, from bourgeois
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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