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booboisie

[ boo-bwah-zee ]
/ ˌbu bwɑˈzi /
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noun

a segment of the general public composed of uneducated, uncultured persons.

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Origin of booboisie

Blend of boob1 and bourgeoisie; coined by H.L. Mencken in 1922
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