In the wild: boujie

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 25 06:08:26 UTC 2011

I checked OED and HDAS before posting. I would have mentioned it if it
was there. Unfortunately, Green is out of my price range, at the moment.


On 1/25/2011 12:07 AM, George Thompson wrote:
> My immediate assumption was that this was some colloquial version of "bourgeois".
> Correctly, too.
> The indispensable HDAS seems not to have this, (while remaining indispensable); Green's Dictionary of Slang has citations going back to the mid 1970s; it was discussed here, to no benefit, in 2002.
> I haven't checked OED.

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