One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she came from a bourgeois family’
middle-class, property-owning, propertied, shopkeeping
conventional, traditional, conservative, conformist
ordinary, commonplace, provincial, parochial, suburban, small-town, parish-pump
2‘foreign ideas were denounced as bourgeois decadence’
capitalistic, materialistic, money-oriented, commercial
derogatory, informal yuppie
1‘Liebermann was a self-professed and proud bourgeois’
member of the middle class, property owner
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