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Origin of bougie1
usage note for bougie
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Definition for bougie (2 of 2)
- a slender, flexible instrument introduced into passages of the body, especially the urethra, for dilating, examining, medicating, etc.
- a suppository.
Origin of bougie2
Example sentences from the Web for bougie
To enjoy fast food, then, was to reject bougie aesthetics and be a person of the people, to not yuck a yum.
Your friends may call you bougie, but just tell them you’re cultured.
For this purpose the bougie may be marked at its outer extremity.
(c) The tip of the bougie may break off whilst in the Eustachian tube.
Each was 5¼ inches in length, the handle measuring 1½ inches and the bougie the remainder.
All the same Bougie has little enough of interest for the conventional tourist.
Djidjelli, a hundred kilometres east of Bougie by a wonderful coast road, was the ancient colony of Igilgili of Augustus.