- a village or hamlet in which a periodic market or fair is held.
- any village or hamlet.
Idioms about town
- to be successful.
- to do well, efficiently, or speedily: The engineers really went to town on those plans.
- to lose restraint or inhibition; overindulge.
- Informal. in quest of entertainment in a city's nightclubs, bars, etc.; out to have a good time: a bunch of college kids out on the town.
- supported by the public charity of the state or community; on relief.
Origin of town
synonym study for town
OTHER WORDS FROM towntownless, adjectivein·ter·town, adjective
Words nearby town
Other definitions for town (2 of 2)
How to use town in a sentence
Helping revive small towns isn’t minor league baseball’s only upside.Can Small-Town America Survive Pandemic’s Hit to Minor League Baseball?|Charu Kasturi|September 14, 2020|Ozy
Every week, anywhere from one to five individuals will show up from each town, with each outcome equally likely.
On Tuesday, Hancock’s health department issued its latest localized coronavirus restrictions, this time affecting the town of Bolton, near Manchester in the North of England.As the U.K.’s coronavirus testing system struggles, the health secretary blames too many ‘inappropriate’ tests|David Meyer|September 9, 2020|Fortune
When your legs need a rest, there’s year-round climbing within an hour of town.
Connell says most of his friends do work but that could be because he lives in a ski resort town with more jobs for teenagers than elsewhere.
Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their bodies were later found incinerated and buried in mass graves outside of town.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The sheriff charged them with truancy, and then he and his officers ran them out of town.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.
The town, known in Arabic as Ayn al-Arab, is so significant to ISIS that the group calls it Ayn al-Islam.
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
The sun was shining when they arrived at Salon, the gayest, the most coquettish, the most laughing little town in Provence.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for town
- a densely populated urban area, typically smaller than a city and larger than a village, having some local powers of government and a fixed boundary
- (as modifier)town life Related adjective: urban
- to make a supreme or unrestricted effort; go all out
- Australian and NZ informal to lose one's temper
Derived forms of towntownish, adjectivetownless, adjective
Word Origin for town
Other Idioms and Phrases with town
In addition to the idiom beginning with town
- town and gown
- all over the place (town)
- ghost town
- go to town
- man about town
- one-horse town
- only game in town
- on the town
- out of town
- paint the town red
- talk of the town