(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class

Similar word(s): capitalist, capitalistic

2. conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

- a bourgeois mentality

Similar word(s): conservative, materialistic

3. belonging to the middle class

Sentences with bourgeois as an adjective:

- bourgeois opinion


1. a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

Similar word(s): businessperson

Definition categories: person, capitalist

2. a member of the middle class

Similar word(s): burgher

Definition categories: person, commoner


1. (transitive) To make bourgeois.