What does Bougie mean?

A descriptive term applied to anything high class or rich in taste. From the French "bourgeoisie".


Other definitions of Bougie:

  • Splendid or high-class; can indicate an over-appreciation of material goods.
  • Refers to fancy and/or expensive things. Popularity grew in the hip-hop community during the 2010s.
  • A slang term for something that is overly fancy and prized, though it's origins are from the French "bourgeoisie", which often referred to the middle class way of thinking about wealth and flaunting that wealth.

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How to use the term

  • This penthouse is so bougie!

  • "I'm a savage (yeah)
    Classy, bougie, ratchet (yeah)"
    -Megan Thee Stallion

  • "My bitch is bad and bougie"
    -Migos, ft. Lil Uzi Vert

Video related to Bougie


"Bad and Boujee", Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, YouTube

  • A Song that mentions "Bougie."
  • A 2016 track from Migos and Lil Uzi Vert, in which both rappers describe several of their female compatriots as "bad and boujee".

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"Savage", Megan Thee Stallion, YouTube

  • A Song that mentions "Bougie."
  • A 2020 track in which Megan Thee Stallion describes herself as savage, classy, boujee, and ratchet.

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