This made her think that the elder man was a "towny," and not a frontiersman like the other.
“I met a ‘towny,’ and he stood me too good a dinner,” I explained.
But to revert to less "towny" and much more interesting matters passing on board.
While his appreciation was very genuine, it was restricted to rural or suburban scenes, “of the town, towny.”
How splendid and brown and fit he looked, compared with those two pale, towny creatures!
I ain't up to towny ways nohow, and I allow that mebbe I'm rather green.
Father put it into my head, making me look at the little, towny people in Transham this afternoon.
Though the hotels are large, they retreat from the road, and have not the towny look which large hotels generally have.
Was he just a towny college ass like Robert Garton, as far from understanding this girl?
A permanent resident of the town one grew up in or went to school in; also, a resident of a college town not affiliated with the college: townies that graduated from Valley