burguês

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See also: burgués

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese burges, from Late Latin burgensis. Compare Galician burgués, Spanish burgués, Catalan burgès, French bourgeois and Italian borghese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

burguês (feminine singular burguesa, masculine plural burgueses, feminine plural burguesas, comparable)

  1. bourgeois
  2. philistine

Noun[edit]

burguês m (plural burgueses, feminine burguesa, feminine plural burguesas)

  1. (historical) burgher (inhabitant of a mediaeval burgh)
  2. (Marxism) bourgeois (member of the upper class)
  3. (derogatory) bourgeois (person with overly conventional and materialistic values)
  4. (Brazil, slang) a rich person

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