noun, plural bour·geois.
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Many historians have leveled criticism at the Code, arguing that it was too conservative and supportive of the bourgeois.
Diaspora always meant tragedy; you think you can be a good German bourgeois, but that way lie the death camps.Jonathan Pollard Means Israeli-American Squabbling Instead of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiation|Raphael Magarik|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That's right, I said it: this is a landmark victory for the forces of staid, bourgeois sexual morality.
In some sense, the sexual revolution is over . . . and the forces of bourgeois repression have won.
I love my adopted hometown, but let's be honest: it's parochial, bourgeois, and somewhat lacking in world-class amenities.
Bouilhet pretends that, out in the world, I have the air of a drilled, bourgeois officer.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
You will not obtain any advantages, even among the students of the higher schools who come from the bourgeois class.The Future Belongs to the People|Karl Liebknecht
It is a beautiful thing, the composure of an English bourgeois.The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844|Frederick Engels
We have better than bourgeois guards; and, believe me, there will not be a musket-shot exchanged.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
In bourgeois society, therefore, the past dominates the present; in Communist society, the present dominates the past.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown