urbane
[ ur-beyn ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; French from French urbain or Latin urbanus (see urban)
Synonyms
  • cosmopolitan
  • polished
Antonyms
  • uncultured
  • unrefined
Definition
having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of sophisticated social life in major cities
Example
She moved to New York City to live out her reality television inspired urbane dreams.
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