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Definition of "bourgie" [bourgie]

  • Used to describe middle-class values in their attempt to give the semblance of discerning taste. (adjective)
  • A member of the bourgeoisie. (noun)

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Use "bourgie" in a sentence
  • "And when was Red Lobster ever considered a "bourgie" dining destination?"
  • "Those who knock Perry have a standard script: His characters flirt with entrenched stereotypes of African Americans; his films seem to perpetuate a kind of class warfare between working class and upwardly mobile, or "bourgie," black people; and his movies reflect a general lack of cinematic artistry."
  • "I wish I had not acted "bourgie" and looked down on my own people."