or cit·y·wards

[ sit-ee-werd ]

  1. 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

Words Nearby cityward Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cityward in a sentence

  • The look cityward is not always caused by the incitement of an uneasy, a commercial, or an ignoble impulse.

    The American Country Girl | Martha Foote Crow
  • 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
  • So he sprinted forward, regardless of her protests, and arrived at the next corner just in time to catch the car going cityward.

    The Witness | Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • They shake hands warmly, and in five minutes Guy is rattling cityward again through the increasing fog.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • These are questions all commuters should ask whether their journey cityward is made entirely by automobile or partly by train.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country | Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley