bourgie

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bourgeoisie or bourgeois, from French; compare bougie.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: [bo͞o'zhi], IPA(key): [ˈbuʒi]
  • Rhymes: -uʒi

AdjectiveEdit

bourgie (comparative more bourgie, superlative most bourgie)

  1. (usually pejorative) used to describe middle-class values in their attempt to give the semblance of discerning taste.
    Although there were more reasonably priced bottles of wine, they chose an expensive Malbec not for its flavor, but for its bourgie appeal.

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NounEdit

bourgie (plural bourgies)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A member of the bourgeoisie.

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Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 20:25