suburbanite

[suh-bur-buh-nahyt]

noun

a person who lives in a suburb of a city or large town.

Nearby words

  1. subungual,
  2. subunit,
  3. subunit vaccine,
  4. suburb,
  5. suburban,
  6. suburbanization,
  7. suburbanize,
  8. suburbia,
  9. suburbicarian,
  10. subvaginal

Origin of suburbanite

First recorded in 1885–90; suburban + -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for suburbanite

suburbanite

noun

a person who lives in a suburb
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Word Origin and History for suburbanite

suburbanite

n.

1890, from suburban + -ite (1). Middle English used suburban (n.) in this sense (mid-14c.).

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