citified

or cit·y·fied

[ sit-i-fahyd ]
/ ˈsɪt ɪˌfaɪd /

adjective

made into a city.
having city habits, fashions, etc.

Origin of citified

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; city + -fy + -ed2

Definition for citified (2 of 2)

citify

[ sit-i-fahy ]
/ ˈsɪt ɪˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), cit·i·fied, cit·i·fy·ing.

to make into a city; urbanize.
to cause to conform to city habits, fashions, etc.

Origin of citify

First recorded in 1860–65; city + -fy

Related forms

cit·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for citified (1 of 2)

citified

cityfied

/ (ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪd) /

adjective

often derogatory having the customs, manners, or dress of city people

British Dictionary definitions for citified (2 of 2)

citify

cityfy

/ (ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)

to cause to conform to or adopt the customs, habits, or dress of city people
to make urban

Derived Forms

citification or cityfication, noun
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