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cityfied

[sit-i-fahyd]
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adjective
  1. citified.

citified

or cit·y·fied

[sit-i-fahyd]
adjective
  1. made into a city.
  2. having city habits, fashions, etc.

Origin of citified

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; city + -fy + -ed2
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Examples from the Web for cityfied

Historical Examples

  • To their cityfied eyes the dense growth of underbrush between the trees was the wilderness itself.

    The Campfire Girls on Ellen's Isle

    Hildegard G. Frey

  • The village beaus scornfully called him "cityfied," and secretly longed to be like him.


British Dictionary definitions for cityfied

citified

cityfied

adjective
  1. often derogatory having the customs, manners, or dress of city people
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Word Origin and History for cityfied

citified

adj.

1819, American English, from city + past participle ending from words in -fy.

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