bourgeoise

[boor-zhwahz, boor-zhwahz; French boor-zhwaz]
noun, plural bourgeoises [boor-zhwah-ziz, boor-zhwah-ziz; French boor-zhwaz] .
1.
a female member of the bourgeoisie.
2.
bourgeoisie ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1755–65; < French; feminine of bourgeois

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bourgeois1 (ˈbʊəʒwɑː, bʊəˈʒwɑː)
 
n , pl -geois
1.  a member of the middle class, esp one regarded as being conservative and materialistic or (in Marxist thought) a capitalist exploiting the working class
2.  a mediocre, unimaginative, or materialistic person
 
adj
3.  characteristic of, relating to, or comprising the middle class
4.  conservative or materialistic in outlook: a bourgeois mentality
5.  (in Marxist thought) dominated by capitalists or capitalist interests
 
[C16: from Old French borjois, burgeis burgher, citizen, from bourg town; see burgess]
 
bourgeoise1
 
fem n

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bourgeoise
proper Fr. fem. of bourgeois (q.v.).
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Jan embraces the mundane realities of bourgeoise life.
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