[ suh-bur-buh-nahyt ]
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  1. a person who lives in a suburb of a city or large town.

Origin of suburbanite

First recorded in 1885–90; suburban + -ite1

Words Nearby suburbanite Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use suburbanite in a sentence

  • There is much of man's life in the figure of the suburbanite standing absorbed in his own thoughts in the midst of his radishes.

    Marching Men | Sherwood Anderson
  • By 9.30 every student would be in his chair, which he had dragged as near to the piano as the early suburbanite would let him.

    Edward MacDowell | Lawrence Gilman

British Dictionary definitions for suburbanite


/ (səˈbɜːbəˌnaɪt) /

  1. a person who lives in a suburb

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