bougie
[ boo-zhee, ‐jee ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
1960s (originally in African American usage): from bourgeois
Synonyms
adjective
fancyextravaganthigh-end
Antonyms
adjective
worthlessplain
Definition
adjectiverelating to or characteristic of a person who indulges in some of the luxuries and comforts of a fancy lifestyle; relating to or characteristic of a person who aspires to the upper middle class, especially when regarded as being elitist or snobbish
Examples
adjectiveShe spends way too much on bougie clothes and accessories she can't afford.
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