lace-curtain

adjective
lace-cur·​tain | \ˈlās-ˈkər-tᵊn \

Definition of lace-curtain 

: copying middle-class attributes : aspiring to middle-class standing

First Known Use of lace-curtain

1928, in the meaning defined above

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