I love my adopted hometown, but let's be honest: it's parochial, bourgeois, and somewhat lacking in world-class amenities.
Part of that bourgeois dream involved white people getting to live out their fantasies of having black servants.
That's right, I said it: this is a landmark victory for the forces of staid, bourgeois sexual morality.
1560s, "of the French middle class," from French bourgeois, from Old French burgeis, borjois "town dweller" (see bourgeoisie). Sense of "socially or aesthetically conventional" is from 1764; in communist and socialist writing, as a noun, "a capitalist" (1883).
It is better to be a good ordinary bourgeois than a bad ordinary bohemian. [Aldous Huxley, 1930]