noun, plural bour·geois·es [boo r-zhwah-ziz, boo r-zhwah-ziz; French boor-zhwaz] /ˈbʊər ʒwɑ zɪz, bʊərˈʒwɑ zɪz; French burˈʒwaz/.
Origin of bourgeoise
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Historical Examples of bourgeoise
As a bourgeoise you would, of course, do only what is usual.The Adventures of Maya the Bee
I am bourgeoise, I am bonne femme—that is what you really mean, Jim.Scarlet and Hyssop
E. F. Benson
She came up to him, not with a bourgeoise's enquiry, "How do I look?"The Duchesse de Langeais
Honore de Balzac
"You've got a bourgeoise mind, Loring," said O'Rane reflectively.Sonia Between two Worlds
There was the beginning of bourgeoise acquisitiveness and pride of ownership in her, after all.Coquette
proper French fem. of bourgeois (q.v.).