|Origin:||'person who lives in a town', from Old French borjois, from borc 'town', from Latin burgus 'castle, town defended by a wall'|
belonging to the middle class:
She came from a bourgeois family.
too interested in having a lot of possessions and a high position in society:
the backlash against bourgeois materialism
belonging to or typical of the part of society that is rich, educated, owns land etc, according to Marxism
—bourgeois noun [countable]➔ petty bourgeois