épater le bourgeois

French phrase
épa·​ter le bour·​geois | \ ā-pä-tā-lə-bür-zhwä How to pronounce épater le bourgeois (audio) \
variants: or épater les bourgeois \ ā-​pä-​tā-​lā-​bür-​zhwä How to pronounce épater le bourgeois (audio) \

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: to shock the middle classes

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“épater le bourgeois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A9pater%20le%20bourgeois. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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