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Definition of "middle class" [middle class]

  • The socioeconomic class between the working class and the upper class, usually including professionals, highly skilled laborers, and lower and middle management. (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 "middle class" in a sentence
  • "The educated children of the middle class demanded more than seats at the opera and concerts in the Ezbekiyyeh Gardens."
  • "In the same vein, “Cassandra” warned of “an aristocratical junto” that was “straining every nerve to frustrate our virtuous endeavors and to make the common and middle class of people their beasts of burden.”"
  • "Mandal Commission in middle class in missile program in"