- bourgeoisify [boor zhwä′zə fī΄]vt.bourgeoisified, bourgeoisifyingto cause to become bourgeois in characteristics, attitudes, etc.bourgeoisificationn.
* * *bour·geoi·si·fy (bo͝or-zhwäʹzə-fī') tr.v. bour·geoi·si·fied, bour·geoi·si·fy·ing, bour·geoi·si·fiesTo cause to adopt the characteristics attributed to the bourgeoisie: “Rock 'n' roll... had become cozy and bourgeoisified” (Stephen Schiff).
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bourgeoisify — [boor zhwä′zə fī΄] vt. bourgeoisified, bourgeoisifying to cause to become bourgeois in characteristics, attitudes, etc. bourgeoisification n … English World dictionary
bourgeoisify — verb see bourgeois I … New Collegiate Dictionary
bourgeoisify — To turn into a member of the bourgeoisie. The proper education bourgeoisifies people because it ensures the betterment of one s life, connoting our gradual transformation into the new generation of the bourgeoisie … Dictionary of american slang
bourgeoisify — bourgeoisˈify transitive verb To convert to a bourgeois way of thinking or living • • • Main Entry: ↑bourgeois … Useful english dictionary
bourgeois — I. adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Old French burgeis townsman, from burc, borg town, from Latin burgus Date: circa 1565 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the townsman or of the social middle class 2. marked by a concern for… … New Collegiate Dictionary