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Synonyms for bourgeois
bʊərˈʒwɑ, ˈbʊər ʒwɑbour·geois

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  1. bourgeoisnoun

    Anyone deemed to be an exploiter of the proletariat, a capitalist.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. businessperson, bourgeoisnoun

    a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

    burgher, businessperson

    upper-class, lower-class, socialist, low-class, socialistic

  2. bourgeois, burgheradjective

    a member of the middle class

    burgess, burgher, businessperson

    low-class, lower-class, upper-class, socialist, socialistic

  3. bourgeoisadjective

    (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class

    materialistic, conservative

    low-class, upper-class, socialist, lower-class, socialistic

  4. bourgeois, conservative, materialisticadjective

    conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

    "a bourgeois mentality"

    mercenary, conservative, buttoned-down, worldly-minded, materialistic, cautious, button-down

    low-class, lower-class, upper-class, socialist, socialistic

  5. bourgeoisadjective

    belonging to the middle class

    materialistic, conservative

    upper-class, socialist, socialistic, low-class, lower-class

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bourgeois":

    bourgeoisie, middle-class

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  1. Saint Just:

    In the bourgeois neighborhoods, that's where it's a problem. They go crazy over these (EU) issues. That's what's stopping them from voting for us, but in the working class areas they don't really care.

  2. Lea Sherman:

    I do not think that Donald Trump is a fascist, a racist, or any kind of epithets that are being thrown at him, i think he’s a bourgeois politician that many working people voted for based on hope and change—the same people who voted for Barack Obama elected Donald Trump.

  3. Simone Weil:

    Bourgeois society is infected by monomania the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets.

  4. Rita Sorrenti:

    We had room for all social classes : elegant bourgeois ladies, young apprentices, old men, masons and even tramps queued outside, they wanted a curative pedicure, our specialty.


    You can become rich easily but it’s quite hard to become bourgeois

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