bourgie

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EtymologyEdit

From bourgeoisie or bourgeois, from French; compare bougie.

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bourgie ‎(comparative more bourgie, superlative most bourgie)

  1. (chiefly African American Vernacular, 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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bourgie ‎(plural bourgies)

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

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