Definition of high bourgeois in English:

high bourgeois

noun

  • (With the and plural concord) the French upper middle class; (later also) the upper middle class of other countries (now historical and rare).

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the French upper middle class or (later) the upper middle class of other countries.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Leitch Ritchie (1800–1865), novelist and journalist.