Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bourgeois

2 senses of bourgeois

Sense 1
businessperson, bourgeois -- (a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise)
       => capitalist -- (a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business))

Sense 2
bourgeois, burgher -- (a member of the middle class)
       => commoner, common man, common person -- (a person who holds no title)

Antonyms of adj bourgeois

3 senses of bourgeois

Sense 1
bourgeois -- ((according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class)

INDIRECT (VIA capitalistic) -> socialistic, socialist -- (advocating or following the socialist principles; "socialistic government")

Sense 2
bourgeois, conservative, materialistic -- (conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality")

INDIRECT (VIA lower-class, middle-class) -> upper-class -- (occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society)
INDIRECT (VIA middle-class, upper-class) -> lower-class, low-class -- (occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society)

Sense 3
bourgeois -- (belonging to the middle class)

INDIRECT (VIA lower-class, middle-class) -> upper-class -- (occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society)
INDIRECT (VIA middle-class, upper-class) -> lower-class, low-class -- (occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society)

Similarity of adj bourgeois

3 senses of bourgeois

Sense 1
bourgeois -- ((according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class)
       => capitalistic (vs. socialistic), capitalist -- (favoring or practicing capitalism)

Sense 2
bourgeois, conservative, materialistic -- (conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality")
       => middle-class (vs. upper-class) (vs. lower-class) -- (occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy)

Sense 3
bourgeois -- (belonging to the middle class)
       => middle-class (vs. upper-class) (vs. lower-class) -- (occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy)

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