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Definition of "lower-middle-class" [lower-middle-class]

  • Occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "lower-middle-class" in a sentence
  • "We see the line that separates our Prius, hovering silently at the crosswalk, from the corner, where 50 lower-middle-class children wait for the bus."
  • "These phenomena reflected a growing sense of cultural solidarity among lower-middle-class whites — a solidarity defined by a yearning for American “authenticity,” a folksy realness that rejects the global, the urban, and the effete in favor of nostalgia for “the way things used to be.”"
  • "Palin perfected the "art" of Evangelical self-banishment and then took victimhood to new levels of success by cashing in on white lower-middle-class resentment of America's elites."