Pronunciation: [ boo-zhee ]
relating to or characteristic of a person who indulges in some of the luxuries and comforts of a fancy lifestyle; relating to or characteristic of a person who aspires to the upper middle class, especially when regarded as being elitist or snobbish
Origin: 1965; English
Etymology: 1960s (originally in African American usage): from bourgeois
Example: She spends way too much on bougie clothes and accessories she can't afford.