HyperDic: bourgeois

English > 5 senses of the word bourgeois:
ADJECTIVEallbourgeois(according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class
allbourgeois, conservative, materialisticconforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
allbourgeoisbelonging to the middle class
NOUNperson bourgeois, businesspersona capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
person bourgeois, burghera member of the middle class
bourgeois > pronunciation
Soundsbuhrzhwaa'; buh'rzhwaa
RhymesArtois ... WA: 10 rhymes with waa...
English > bourgeois: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class.
Broadercapitalistic, capitalistfavoring / favoring or practicing capitalism
Spanishburgués
Catalanburgès
English > bourgeois: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningconforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class.
Example"a bourgeois mentality"
Synonymsconservative, materialistic
Broadermiddle-classOccupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
Spanishburgués, materialista
Catalanburgès
English > bourgeois: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningbelonging to the middle class.
Broadermiddle-classOccupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
Spanishburgués
Catalanburgès
English > bourgeois: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise.
Synonymbusinessperson
Narroweraccount executive, account representative, registered representative, customer's broker, customer's mansomeone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
accountant, comptroller, controllersomeone who maintains and audits business accounts
agent, factor, brokerA businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
businessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
businesswomanA female businessperson
entrepreneur, enterprisersomeone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
exporterA businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)
importersomeone whose business involves importing goods from outside (especially from a foreign country)
merchant, merchandiserA businessperson engaged in retail trade
shippersomeone who ships goods
supplier, providersomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
BroadercapitalistA person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Spanishburgués, comerciante, distribuidor, empresario, hombre de negocios, negociante, persona de negocios
Catalanempresari, home d'empresa, home de negocis
English > bourgeois: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA member of the middle class.
Synonymburgher
Member ofmiddle class, bourgeoisieThe social class between the lower and upper classes
Narrowerpetit bourgeoisA member of the lower middle class
Broadercommoner, common man, common personA person who holds no title
Spanishburgués
Catalanburgès

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