Bourgeois is French and means a member of the middle class.(noun)
An example of bourgeois are people living in moderately-priced suburban neighborhoods.
The definition of bourgeois is relating to the middle class.(adjective)
An example of bourgeois is a mid-priced restaurant where many locals frequent.
See bourgeois in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. bourgeois
Origin: Fr < OFr burgeis < ML burgensis < burgus, borgus, town < OFr borc or Frank *burg, bourg
See bourgeois in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. bourgeois bourgeois
Origin: , from Old French burgeis, citizen of a town
Origin: , from bourg, bourg; see bourg.
, Louise Born 1911.
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