burgher burgher  /ˈbɜr ɡər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a citizen of an English borough
  2. (n) a member of the middle class

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It once made a burgher feel big to buy operas and plays and for a particular evening he commissioned one of each.
  2. Close by are antique shops that look as though someone has taken the contents of a Dutch burgher's attic, circa 1910, and emptied them right there on the shop floor.
  3. The paterfamilias, far from being majestic, is a fat burgher observed candidly but with indulgent affection.

News

  • Ronald Alexander Burgher

    Died: June 5, 2013 var objLink = new myC_Remote.BuyLink(); objLink.LinkContent = " "; objLink.IsAboveImage = false; objLink.LinkClass = "field-items"; objLink.PricingSheetID = "2041"; objLink.Render(); Ronald Alexander Burgher, 93, of Duluth, Ga., passed away June 5, 2013. Mr. Burgher is survived by his wife, Fay Burgher; daughter, Ann Brown; grandchildren, Velika Brown and Lovetta Brown. He is ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

Quotes

  • "Therefore, at a time when everyone is thinking as being in one country, one should not hurt the feelings of anyone. If when you raise the national flag to celebrate this victory, a single Sinhalese, Tamil, Muslim, Burgher, Malay or any other person...
    on May 22, 2009 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Hindu

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