But behind the PA is a kind of bourgeois revolution Israel should encourage—and does not.
That's right, I said it: this is a landmark victory for the forces of staid, bourgeois sexual morality.
Millions of Chinese were persecuted, especially intellectuals labeled “revisionist,” feudal, or bourgeois.
Flashing my bourgeois trophy around made me feel naughty and subversive, but settling down for real felt like defeat.
I confess to being surprised at the reaction to yesterday's article on the boring, bourgeois future of gay marriage.
The crowd, we soon discovered, was bourgeois in the extreme.
"I hear every one speak well of the bourgeois Philibert," remarked Amlie.
For you, bourgeois; it just came, so your concierge told me.
Bigot hated the bourgeois Philibert as one hates the man he has injured.
It was in your power, on becoming our employer, to exploit us, as the bourgeois do.
1560s, "of the French middle class," from French bourgeois, from Old French burgeis, borjois "town dweller" (see bourgeoisie). Sense of "socially or aesthetically conventional" is from 1764; in communist and socialist writing, as a noun, "a capitalist" (1883).
It is better to be a good ordinary bourgeois than a bad ordinary bohemian. [Aldous Huxley, 1930]