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bourgeois

Synonyms of bourgeois in English:

adjective

  • 1 a bourgeois family
    [Antonyms] proletarian, unconventional
  • 2 bourgeois decadence
    capitalistic, materialistic, money-oriented, commercial
    [Antonyms] communist
  • noun

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  • 1 a proud bourgeois
    member of the middle class, property owner
  • Reflections

    bourgeois

    When using this word it is essential to remember that it is completely bourgeois to say of something or someone, "How bourgeois." If you do not mind this inference, then the word is at your disposal.
    Zadie Smith

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