Definition of à la bourgeoise in English:

à la bourgeoise

adjective

Cookery
  • As postpositive. Of various dishes: prepared in a manner considered to be typical of French bourgeois domestic cookery, especially in being simple, wholesome, and flavourful. Also as adverb Compare cuisine bourgeoise.

Origin

Early 18th century. From French à la bourgeoise, lit. ‘(in the) bourgeois style’ from à la + bourgeoise, use as noun of the feminine of bourgeois.

Pronunciation

à la bourgeoise

/ˌa lə ˌbʊəˈʒwɑːz//ˌɑː lɑː ˌbʊəˈʒwɑːz//ˌa la ˌbʊəˈʒwɑːz/