lace-curtain

[ leys-kur-tn ]
/ ˈleɪsˌkɜr tn /

adjective Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.

characteristic of or aspiring to the standards and attributes of the middle class: Her latest novel traces the rise of a lace-curtain Irish family in Boston.
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