bourgeoise [boo r-zhwahz, boo r-zhwahz; French boor-zhwaz] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural bour·geois·es [boo r-zhwah-ziz, boo r-zhwah-ziz; French boor-zhwaz] /ˈbʊər ʒwɑ zɪz, bʊərˈʒwɑ zɪz; French burˈʒwaz/.
Origin of bourgeoise 1755–65; French; feminine of bourgeois1 Examples from the Web for bourgeoise Historical Examples of bourgeoise
As a bourgeoise you would, of course, do only what is usual.
I am bourgeoise, I am bonne femme—that is what you really mean, Jim.
E. F. Benson
She came up to him, not with a bourgeoise’s enquiry, “How do I look?”
Honore de Balzac
“You’ve got a bourgeoise mind, Loring,” said O’Rane reflectively.
There was the beginning of bourgeoise acquisitiveness and pride of ownership in her, after all.
Word Origin and History for bourgeoise adj.
proper French fem. of bourgeois (q.v.).