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English adjective: bourgeois

1. bourgeois (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class


Similarcapitalist, capitalistic


Antonymssocialist, socialistic

2. bourgeois conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class


SamplesA bourgeois mentality.


Synonymsconservative, materialistic


Similarmiddle-class


Antonymslow-class, lower-class, upper-class

3. bourgeois belonging to the middle class


Similarmiddle-class


Antonymslow-class, lower-class, upper-class


English noun: bourgeois

1. bourgeois (person) a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise


Synonymsbusinessperson


Broader (hypernym)capitalist


Narrower (hyponym)account executive, account representative, accountant, agent, broker, businessman, businesswoman, comptroller, controller, customer's broker, customer's man, enterpriser, entrepreneur, exporter, factor, importer, man of affairs, merchandiser, merchant, provider, registered representative, shipper, supplier

2. bourgeois (person) a member of the middle class


Synonymsburgher


Broader (hypernym)common man, common person, commoner


Narrower (hyponym)petit bourgeois


Member meronymbourgeoisie, middle class









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