Of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes
a bourgeois family
A member of the upper middle class as a social grouping; an upper-middle-class person. Also (with the and plural concord): such people considered as a group.
(With the and plural concord) the French upper middle class; (later also) the upper middle class of other countries (now historical and rare).
Of or characteristic of the lower middle class, especially with reference to a perceived conventionalism and conservatism
Another term for petit bourgeois.
= petit bourgeois adjective.
Shock people who are conventional or complacent
A member of the lower middle class, especially when perceived as conventional and conservative