Lace-curtain definition

lāskûrtn
Aspiring to or emulating the middle class.
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Having social aspirations; or pretending to be middle class.
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A thin, netlike curtain that lets light into a room, but obstructs vision from outside.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lace-curtain
Plural:
lace-curtains

Origin of lace-curtain

  • From the practice of putting lace curtains in the windows

    From Wiktionary