TODAY’S WORD = BOUGIE

From William

Words are what makes our life work.

We have words for everything and everybody.

So, let us give you a CHALLENGE OF WORDS!!

This will increase your vocabulary for one.

For two, you will just maybe learn something and as I have been told and shared many times before:

“A day should never go by without either a lesson learned, or a challenge ignored”.

TODAY’S WORD IS: BOUGIE.

The proper PRONUNCIATION would be:

  • {BOO-ZHE}
  • BOUGIE is an ADJECTIVE

The DEFINITION would be:

  • BOUGIE is defined as = “relating to or characteristic of a person who indulges in some of the luxuries and comforts of a fancy lifestyle”.
  • BOUGIE is also defined as = “relating to or characteristic of a person who aspires to the upper middle class, especially when regarded as being elitist or snobbish”.

The ORIGIN of the word BOUGIE would be:

  • The word BOUGIE comes from the 1965 era English.
  • The ETYMOLOGY of BOUGIE says it derives from the 1960’s and is originally found in African American usage; comes from bourgeois.

The HISTORY of the word BOUGIE would be:

  • SYNONYMS for BOUGIE = fancy, extravagant, high-end.
  • There are no ANTONYMS for the word BOUGIE.

Using the Word BOUGIE in a sentence:

  • Example would be = “She spends way too much on BOUGIE clothes and accessories which she can not afford.”

Remember to add BOUGIE to your vocabulary and use it sometime to see whom others in your travels might know the word or may find themselves stumped as to what you may have just said when using the word BOUGIE!

Oh, and do not forget to continue working our previous ‘Challenge of Words, which was ABROGATION, into your talks or writing.

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