petit bourgeois

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noun pe·tit bourgeois \pə-ˈtē-, ˌpe-tē-\

Definition of petit bourgeois

  1. 1 :  a member of the petite bourgeoisie

  2. 2 :  petite bourgeoisie

petit bourgeois

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Origin and Etymology of petit bourgeois

French, literally, small bourgeois


PETIT BOURGEOIS Defined for English Language Learners

petit bourgeois

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Definition of petit bourgeois for English Language Learners

  • : a member of the petite bourgeoisie

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