inurbane

[in-ur-beyn]

adjective

not urbane; lacking in courtesy, refinement, etc.

Nearby words

  1. inundant,
  2. inundate,
  3. inundation,
  4. inupiaq,
  5. inupik,
  6. inure,
  7. inured,
  8. inurn,
  9. inutile,
  10. inutility

Origin of inurbane

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + urbane

Related formsin·ur·ban·i·ty [in-ur-ban-i-tee] /ˌɪn ɜrˈbæn ɪ ti/, in·ur·bane·ness, nounin·ur·bane·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for inurbane

inurbane

adjective

rare not urbane; lacking in courtesy or polish
Derived Formsinurbanity (ˌɪnɜːˈbænɪtɪ), nouninurbanely, adverb

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