Definitions for: Bourgeois

[n] a member of the middle class
[n] engages in industrial commercial enterprise
[adj] belonging to the middle class
[adj] conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality"
[adj] (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class

Webster (1913) Definition: Bour*geois", n. [From a French type founder named
Bourgeois, or fr. F. bourgeois of the middle class; hence
applied to an intermediate size of type between brevier and
long primer: cf. G. bourgeois, borgis. Cf. Burgess.]
A size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type.

Note: This line is printed in bourgeois type.

Bour*geois", n. [F., fr. bourg town; of German
origin. See Burgess.]
A man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping
class. [France.] a. Characteristic of the middle class, as in

Synonyms: burgher, businessperson, capitalist, capitalistic, conservative, materialistic, middle-class

See Also: account executive, account representative, accountant, agent, bourgeoisie, broker, businessman, capitalist, common man, common person, commoner, comptroller, controller, customer's broker, customer's man, enterpriser, entrepreneur, exporter, factor, importer, man of affairs, merchandiser, merchant, middle class, petit bourgeois, provider, registered representative, shipper, supplier

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