buzhie

bougie

slang A derisive term for transparently or suspiciously ostentatious behavior of a lower- or middle-class person. A shortened form of "bourgeois." She leased an Escalade because she's totally bougie and wants everyone to think she has money. You'll never catch a bougie girl combing through the racks at a secondhand store—only the best for her!

buzhie

(ˈbuʒi)
1. n. a middle-class person. (From bourgeoisie.) I live in a neighborhood of buzhies.
2. mod. middle-class. I live in a buzhie house and drive a buzhie car.
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In the Marxist version of epater les bourgeois, the instigators (some of whom became tenured rashes upon the academy) declared that they wanted to "radicalize the buzhies," their term for the bourgeoisie.