There were no jarring notes or lavish, tawdry display, the pitfalls into which the parvenue and petit bourgeois invariably fall.
He is the petit bourgeois, the picier, the class which the world ridicules.
To think that you, a watchmaker and a petit bourgeois, should experience what many a saint has died without realizing!
The part of husband and father struck them as unpleasant and too petit bourgeois.
It is their nave and faithful representation of the life of the Parisian petit bourgeois that seems to Brne so admirable.
The cabanon is really the maison de campagne of the petit bourgeois of the cities and towns.