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of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes:a rich, bored, bourgeois family these views will shock the bourgeois critics (in Marxist contexts) upholding the interests of capitalism; not communist:bourgeois society took for granted the sanctity of property
noun (plural same)
a bourgeois person:a self-confessed and proud bourgeois
Remember that the ending of bourgeois
; the final s
is not spoken because it is a French word.