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 Bougie:

  • 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

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