booboisie
noun Etymology: blend of 1boob and bourgeoisie Date: 1922 the general public regarded as consisting of boobs

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  • booboisie — n All boobs (knuckleheads) taken as a class. I m never invited to Riley s parties: he only invites the cream of the local booboisie. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • booboisie — /booh bwah zee /, n. a segment of the general public composed of uneducated, uncultured persons. [b. BOOB1 and BOURGEOISIE; coined by H.L. Mencken in 1922] * * * …   Universalium

  • booboisie — noun A social class made up of ignorant and uncultured people. See Also: boobocracy …   Wiktionary

  • booboisie — n. general public regarded as composed of uneducated and uncultured people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • booboisie — boo·boi·sie …   English syllables

  • booboisie — boob•oi•sie [[t]ˌbu bwɑˈzi[/t]] n. cvb a segment of the general public composed of uneducated, uncultured persons • Etymology: b. boob I and bourgeoisie; coined by H. L. Mencken in 1922 …   From formal English to slang

  • booboisie — noun class consisting of all those who are considered boobs • Hypernyms: ↑class, ↑stratum, ↑social class, ↑socio economic class …   Useful english dictionary

  • H. L. Mencken — Mencken redirects here. For other people named Mencken, see Mencken (surname). H. L. Mencken Born Henry Louis Mencken September 12, 1880(1880 09 12) Baltimore, Maryland Died January 29, 1956 …   Wikipedia

  • H. L. Mencken — Henry Louis Mencken (* 12. September 1880 in Baltimore, Maryland; † 29. Januar 1956 ebenda) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist, Literaturkritiker, Kolumnist und Satiriker. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henry Louis Mencken — H. L. Mencken Henry Louis Mencken (* 12. September 1880 in Baltimore, Maryland; † 29. Januar 1956 ebenda) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist, Literaturkritiker, Kolumnist und Satiriker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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