lower-middle-class : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society

  • Its portrait of a lower-middle-class marriage is as incisive and coldblooded as anything TV has shown.
  • Thus the working-class or lower-middle-class American hangs in anxious suspension above poverty and well below af fluence.
  • The last time pop music was dealt this card, it went by the name Kurt Cobain, another lower-middle-class kid for whom being messed up was a source of creativity and, eventually .
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  • Are Wal-Mart's shoppers disappearing?
    Wal-Mart has cut orders to suppliers in the face of poor sales, according to a recent report. Is this a blip for the world’s largest retailer, or a reflection of tough times for Wal-Mart’s base of lower-middle-class customers?
    Sept. 28, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor

  • Andre Leon Talley in Chicago Tribune
    It brought to the lower-middle-class black people a sense of what fashion really was. She gave the local community a chance to see these clothes,said Andre Leon Talley, editor at large for Vogue magazine.
  • Larry Sabato in AlterNet
    Larry J. Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, described Nascar Dads as "middle-to-lower-middle-class males who are family men, live in rural areas, used to vote heavily Democratic but now usually vote Republican."

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