English version

petty bourgeois in Sociology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpetty bourgeoisˌpetty ˈbourgeois (also petit bourgeois) / $ ˌ...ˈ./ adjective  1 SSCLASS IN SOCIETYpaying too much attention to things such as social position, money, and possessions – used to show disapproval2 SSCLASS IN SOCIETYbelonging to the group of lower middle class peoplepetty bourgeois noun [countable]
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petty bourgeoisI also found it hard to deal with the petty bourgeois outlook of all but a few of the girls at that private school.