Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A class of people regarded as stupid and gullible.

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  • n. A social class made up of ignorant and uncultured people.

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  • n. class consisting of all those who are considered boobs

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

boob1 + (bourge)oisie.

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Blend of boob and bourgeoisie.

Examples

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  • Like everyone on wordie.org, according to this pompous old git.

    See also git, and most of the entries on this list.

    September 9, 2008

  • Great portmanteau!

    August 15, 2007

  • booboisie: what every politician seeks. Per the American Heritage dictionary: "A class of people regarded as stupid and gullible"

    January 28, 2007

  • h.l. mencken

    January 7, 2007