And menswear designer Michael Bastian created a world of gentlemen farmers and urbane dandies.
The year 2011 was particularly tough for the usually gracious and urbane president.
As a passionate and urbane liberal, Obama bore more than a passing resemblance to JFK.
1530s, "of or relating to cities or towns," from Middle French urbain (14c.), from Latin urbanus "belonging to a city," also "citified, elegant" (see urban). The meaning "having the manners of townspeople, courteous, refined" is first attested 1620s. Urbanity in this sense is recorded from 1530s. For sense connection, cf. human/humane.