or cit·y·wards



to, toward, or in the direction of the city.

Origin of cityward

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at city, -ward Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cityward

Historical Examples of cityward

  • Workers bound Cityward fought for places inside trams and buses.


    Sax Rohmer

  • A Waterloo train conveyed him cityward, and, avoiding the haunts of his associates, he dined at a restaurant in the Strand.

    In Friendship's Guise

    Wm. Murray Graydon

  • By it a horse-car jangled, one way only, cityward, at intervals of twelve minutes.

    Hints to Pilgrims

    Charles Stephen Brooks

  • Then just beyond the bar two more of the remaining boats fell off and headed Cityward; a third immediately did likewise.

    A Man's Woman

    Frank Norris

  • In saying good night to his hostess, Burr lingered after the other guests had trundled off cityward in their carriages.


    Albert Payson Terhune