Urban Definition

ûrbən
adjective
Of, in, constituting, or comprising a city or town.
Webster's New World
Characteristic of the city as distinguished from the country; citified.
Webster's New World
In U.S. census use, designating or of an incorporated or unincorporated place with at least 50,000 inhabitants.
Webster's New World
Of or characteristic of the styles and culture of the inner city, esp. of the black inner city.
Urban music, fashions, etc.
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Antonyms:
anagram
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pronoun
(uncommon) A male given name.
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An early Christian, also Urbane and Urbanus in various versions of the Bible. (biblical character)

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Other Word Forms of Urban

Adjective

Base Form:
urban
Comparative:
urbaner
Superlative:
urbanest

Origin of Urban

  • Latin Urbanus, name of eight early popes, from urbanus (“of the town or city, urbane").

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin urbānus from urbs urb- city

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin urbanus, itself from urbs (“city")

    From Wiktionary

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