Newer, trendy slang version of the French term, "bourgeois", meaning middle class people with materialistic capitalist attitudes.

Being obsessed with the finer things in life. Luxury items, luxury living. Treating oneself to the best life has to offer and loving it. Buying fancy cars, high-end clothing, going to expensive hair and nail salons, VIP only, 5 star restaurants and hotels...

Wanting the best of everything ...
Look at my Gucci handbag. I'm so bourgie now!
by LA doll February 9, 2016
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Trunication of bourgeoisie. Pronounced "boo-zhee"

adj. To be pretentious in matters of taste or dismissive of other tastes, in a manner that follows a particular middle class mode of thinking. Generally derogatory.
Is it more bourgie to be a scotch snob or a beer snob?
by InterestingTimes January 26, 2009
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adj. bhoo-shee

Term used to describe someone of lower class origins who shuns his/her background as they ascend the class structure. The term originates from the Marxist word “Bourgeoisie”, which was a term used to define the minority upper-class that controlled pre-Soviet Russia.

Often used by black folks to belittle or hate on other black folks that attempt to better their lives.

Also used to describe a person who tries to be upper class despite a lack of monetary resources and social connections.

DeMarcus and me used to hoop on Saturday. After he got his law degree, he got all bourgy on me and started playin’ golf.

She think she somethin’ just caused she got that nice house uptown. Got her kids playin soccer and shit. That bourgy bitch ain’t no better than me! We grew up in the same damn hood!

Person 1: Doesn’t Sean live in a trailer and work three jobs? WTF is he doing tying to join the country club?
Person 2: Man, you know he likes to do all that bourgy stuff. That’s why he got the 3rd job.
by hobitkilla May 25, 2006
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(adj.)Derogatory slang term. Unnecessarily or exaggeratedly picky, generally as a result of gentrified upbringing. Characterized by contempt and disdain for all things "below" oneself- clothing, cars, food, etc.
by Dirty Tim March 31, 2004
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(adj.) A description of someone who falsely represents themself as upper class despite a modest upbringing, as it applies to attitude, style, and language.
Dr. Ruffin acted so bourgy when she got her medical degree even though that sistah came from the ghettos of Hotlanta, y'all.
by TimMark April 5, 2007
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1 Stuck up, rich bitch, uncle tom, sell out. anybody who acts like they are better then everybody because of their financial standings.

2Karl Marx definition for property owning class in opposition to the working class

pronouced boo zhie
how that girl gone deny me, she bourgie as hell with her fake as guchi, dolce and gabana wanna be ass.
by meteorman312 February 12, 2011
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