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urbanite

[ur-buh-nahyt] /ˈɜr bəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a resident of a city or urban community.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; urban + -ite1
Related forms
nonurbanite, noun
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Examples from the web for urbanite
  • The regulatory mechanism of the native urbanite, in other words, seems to be out of kilter.
  • The total lack of sound is unsettling for an urbanite used to a constant background hum of traffic.
  • The novelist, the quintessential urbanite, has a studio in the woods.
British Dictionary definitions for urbanite

urbanite

/ˈɜːbəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a resident of an urban community; city dweller
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Word Origin and History for urbanite
n.

1897, from urban + -ite.

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