a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
a member of the middle class
(according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class
bourgeois, conservative, materialistic(adj)
conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
"a bourgeois mentality"
belonging to the middle class
The middle class.
An individual member of the middle class.
A person with bourgeois values and attitudes.
An individual member of the bourgeoisie, one of the three estates.
Anyone deemed to be an exploiter of the proletariat, a capitalist.
Of or relating to the middle class, especially its attitudes and conventions.
Belonging to the middle class.
Conventional, conservative and materialistic.
Of or relating to capitalist exploitation of the proletariat.
Origin: Borrowed from bourgeois, from burgeis, from borjois, from borc, from burgz, from bʰrgʰ-. The path from Proto-Germanic to Old French is unclear. Perhaps via Frankish * or Late Latin *, or possibly both. See also the related word burgess.
a size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type
a man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping class
characteristic of the middle class, as in France
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bur-jois′, n. a kind of printing type, larger than brevier and smaller than longprimer. [Fr.—perh. from the name of the typefounder.]
The numerical value of bourgeois in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bourgeois in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of bourgeois in a Sentence
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Mtro.
In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
It's not the bourgeois cocktail hat, the ladylike hat, this is another kind of hat, I wouldn't say aggressive, but more protective.
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.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for bourgeois
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- burgèsCatalan, Valencian
- bourgeois, spießigGerman
- burĝaro, burĝoEsperanto
- poroporvarillinen, porvari, keskiluokka, keskiluokkainen, poroporvari, porvarillinenFinnish
- kelas menengah, orang borjuis, borjuisIndonesian
- burguês, burguesaPortuguese
- капитали́ст, буржуа́зный, обыва́тельский, буржуази́я, буржуа́, обыва́тель, капиталисти́ческийRussian
Get even more translations for bourgeois »
Find a translation for the bourgeois definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)