Republicans will try to say, as they have been, that this is a tax on middle-class Americans.
He grew up in a middle-class Indian family and attended the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology before he joined Infosys.
The little town of Midland Park is a middle-class suburb of New York City, just north of my hometown of Paramus.
A large and growing number of Republican voters consider the middle-class welfare state LBJ built to be as American as apple pie.
“She looked America in eye and defied elites, institutions, and individuals to disagree with a middle-class agenda,” he said.
The English journals, which are nothing but middle-class shops, took the side of their patrons.
The Dunces were middle-class and Whiggish, their spirit capitalist.
He jeers at the one as hypocrisy and superstition and at the other as mere "middle-class respectability."
Certainly they never seem at home in a middle-class society.
The process was too swift for accurate judgment, but he received a faint impression of middle-class men.
1766; as an adjective, "characteristic of the middle class" (depreciative) it dates from 1893.
A social and economic class composed of those more prosperous than the poor, or lower class, and less wealthy than the upper class. Middle class is sometimes loosely used to refer to the bourgeoisie. In the United States and other industrial countries, the term is often applied to white-collar, as opposed to blue-collar, workers.
Note: Values commonly associated with the middle class include a desire for social respectability and material wealth and an emphasis on the family and education.