embourgeoisement

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noun em·bour·geoise·ment \em-ˈbu̇rzh-ˌwäz-mənt, äm-; äⁿ-bu̇rzh-wäz-ˈmäⁿ\

Definition of embourgeoisement

  1. :  a shift to bourgeois values and practices

Origin and Etymology of embourgeoisement

French, from embourgeoiser to make bourgeois, from em- + bourgeois


First Known Use: 1937


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