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townish

[tou-nish] /ˈtaʊ nɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to qualities or features typical of or befitting a town or city.
2.
(of a person) characterized by the attitudes, opinions, manners, etc., of town or city living.
Origin of townish
late Middle English
1375-1425
First recorded in 1375-1425, townish is from the late Middle English word townysche. See town, -ish1
Related forms
townishly, adverb
townishness, noun
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