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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a citizen of an English borough;
[syn: burgess, burgher]

2. a member of the middle class;
[syn: bourgeois, burgher]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Burgher \Burgh"er\, n. [From burgh; akin to D. burger, G. b["u]rger, Dan. borger, Sw. borgare. See Burgh.] 1. A freeman of a burgh or borough, entitled to enjoy the privileges of the place; any inhabitant of a borough. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl. Hist.) A member of that party, among the Scotch seceders, which asserted the lawfulness of the burgess oath (in which burgesses profess "the true religion professed within the realm"), the opposite party being called antiburghers. [1913 Webster] Note: These parties arose among the Presbyterians of Scotland, in 1747, and in 1820 reunited under the name of the "United Associate Synod of the Secession Church." [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

burgher n 1: a citizen of an English borough [syn: burgess, burgher] 2: a member of the middle class [syn: bourgeois, burgher]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "burgher": Babbitt, Christian, Middle American, Philistine, anal character, big-city man, bourgeois, burgess, citizen, city dweller, city man, city slicker, compulsive character, conformer, conformist, conventionalist, exemplary citizen, exurbanite, formalist, good citizen, good neighbor, methodologist, middle-class type, model child, oppidan, organization man, parrot, pedant, perfectionist, pillar of society, plastic person, precisian, precisianist, respectable citizen, sheep, square, suburbanite, teenybopper, townee, towner, townfolk, townfolks, townsman, townspeople, townswoman, trimmer, true Christian, urbanite, villager, villageress, yes-man