petite-bourgeoise

petite bourgeoise

[puh-teet boor-zhwahz; French puh-teet boor-zhwaz]
noun, plural petites bourgeoises [puh-teet boor-zhwahz; French puh-teet boor-zhwaz] .
a woman who belongs to the petite bourgeoisie.

Origin:
1850–55; < French; feminine of petit bourgeois

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