noun. ['bʊrʒˈwɑː, ˈbʊrʒwɑː'] a member of the middle class.
- middle class
- petit bourgeois
- common man
Words that Rhyme with Bourgeois
Example sentences of the word bourgeois
One of the main tenets of communism is the abolition of bourgeois property.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Eager to seize the means of purr-duction back from your bourgeois canine oppressors?
Quotes containing the word bourgeois
1. Modern bourgeois society with its relations of production, of exchange, and of property, a society that has conjured up such gigantic means of production and of exchange, is like the sorcerer, who is no longer able to control the powers of the nether world whom he has called up by his spells.
- Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto
noun. ['bʊrʒˈwɑː, ˈbʊrʒwɑː'] a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise.
- account representative
- account executive
- customer's man
- man of affairs
- customer's broker
- registered representative
adjective. ['bʊrʒˈwɑː, ˈbʊrʒwɑː'] conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class.
- special agent
- general agent
adjective. ['bʊrʒˈwɑː, ˈbʊrʒwɑː'] belonging to the middle class.
adjective. ['bʊrʒˈwɑː, ˈbʊrʒwɑː'] (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class.