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Definition of "bourgeoise" [bourgeoise]

  • A woman belonging to the middle class. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bourgeoise" in a sentence
  • "The bourgeois is avaricious, the bourgeoise is a prude; your century is unfortunate."
  • "As to the poor orphan, buried in Paris, educated as a "bourgeoise," she will never see her face, save perhaps, as a passing stranger."
  • "Lewis hastened to the "bourgeoise" in their barge close by, to give the alarm."