What does Boujee mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

Boujee Meaning

Boujee refers to a materialistic person. Boujee is an internet slang term that refers to people who enjoy their riches.

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How is Boujee used? Use Cases & Examples

Because boujee and bougie are pronounced the same, they are sometimes used interchangeably, but there is a significant difference in meaning. Bougie typically refers scornfully to white people who try to appear upper class; boujee is generally applied to black people who are enjoying their material wealth but have not forgotten their roots.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term boujee:

-Check out this dope Hummer- boujee life!

-My boujee aunt and uncle just bought a house with a pool.

-My sister drives a Mercedes and wears designer clothes but still wants gizzards for her birthday dinner lol
-She’s so boujee.

-Yo the drip on Chelsie
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How to Identify if your child is using the Boujee slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term boujee is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the Boujee slang word

This hip-hop slang term was made famous by the Migos song Bad and Boujee in 2016, celebrating those who are materially successful and yet stay grounded in their life. Many factors play into achieving self-made financial prosperity including talent, motivation, perseverence, and hard work. These qualities can produce success and life satisfaction on many levels and are great traits for your teen to cultivate.

Here are some conversation starters for talking with your teenager about achievement:

  • Do you know what reputation is? Why do you think something you can’t purchase is one of your most valuable possessions?
  • Why do you think work ethic is essential for achieving goals?
  • What’s the most inspirational story you’ve heard concerning the trait of perseverance?
  • One characteristic usually found in highly successful people is self-control and calmness. Let’s brainstorm strategies for staying calm when you can feel your temper starting to flare.
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