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 (bo͝or-zhwäz′, bo͝or′zhwäz′)
n. pl. bour·geois·es (-zhwä′zĭz)
A woman belonging to the middle class.

[French, feminine of bourgeois, bourgeois; see bourgeois.]

bour·geoise′ adj.


(ˈbʊər ʒwɑz, bʊərˈʒwɑz)

n., pl. -geois•es (-ʒwɑ zɪz, -ˈʒwɑ-)
a woman who is a member of the bourgeoisie or middle class.
[1755–65; < French; feminine of bourgeois1]
References in classic literature ?
All heads in the group of the bourgeoises were turned toward her.