burgher

play
noun bur·gher \ˈbər-gər\

Definition of burgher

  1. 1 :  an inhabitant of a borough or a town

  2. 2 :  a member of the middle class :  a prosperous solid citizen

Examples of burgher in a sentence

  1. <many of the college students are regarded by the local burghers as obnoxious louts>

13th Century

First Known Use of burgher

13th century


BURGHER Defined for English Language Learners

burgher

play
noun bur·gher \ˈbər-gər\

Definition of burgher for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lives in a particular town or borough


Learn More about burgher


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up burgher? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ