citified

citified

[sit-i-fahyd]
Also, cityfied.


Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; city + -fy + -ed2

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citify

[sit-i-fahy]
verb (used with object), citified, citifying.
1.
to make into a city; urbanize.
2.
to cause to conform to city habits, fashions, etc.

Origin:
1860–65; city + -fy

citification, noun
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citified or cityfied (ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪd)
 
adj
derogatory often having the customs, manners, or dress of city people
 
cityfied or cityfied
 
adj

citify or cityfy (ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to cause to conform to or adopt the customs, habits, or dress of city people
2.  to make urban
 
cityfy or cityfy
 
vb
 
citifi'cation or cityfy
 
n
 
cityfi'cation or cityfy
 
n

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citified
1828, Amer.Eng., from city.
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