Bourgeois

  • (adj): Belonging to the middle class.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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... Steven James Bourgeois (born August 4, 1972), is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played in 1996 with the San Francisco Giants ... Bourgeois had a 1-3 record, with a 6.30 ERA, in 15 games, in his one year career ...

More definitions of "bourgeois":

  • (noun): A member of the middle class.
    Synonyms: burgher
  • (noun): A capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise.
    Synonyms: businessperson
  • (adj): (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class.
  • (adj): Conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class.
    Example: "A bourgeois mentality"
    Synonyms: conservative, materialistic

Famous quotes containing the word bourgeois:

    Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of the signs that it is typically bourgeois.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    The bourgeois takes economic power very seriously, and often worships it quite unselfishly.
    Nicolai A. Berdyaev (1874–1948)

    I want a revamped feminism. Putting the vamp back means the lady must be a tramp. My generation of the Sixties rebels wanted to smash the bourgeois codes that had become authoritarian totems of the Fifties.... Thirty years later, we’re still stuck with the [”nice” girl].
    Camille Paglia (b. 1947)