Definition of “bourgeois” - English Dictionary

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us /ˈbʊər·ʒwɑ, bʊərˈʒwɑ/ esp. disapproving

belonging to or typical of the middle class (= the social group between the rich and the poor), esp. in supporting established customs and values or in having a strong interest in money and possessions:

She’s become very bourgeois since she left college.

(Definition of “bourgeois” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)