petty bourgeois.

petty bourgeois.
[1885-90]

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  • petty bourgeois — also petit bourgeois adjective 1 paying too much attention to unimportant matters concerning social position, private possessions etc: a petty bourgeois mentality 2 belonging to the group of middle class people who own small businesses, shops etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • petty bourgeois —  A small businessman; member of the lower middle class. In French, petit bourgeois …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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