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Origin of urbane
OTHER WORDS FROM urbaneur·bane·ly, adverbur·bane·ness, nounun·ur·bane, adjectiveun·ur·bane·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH urbaneurban, urbane
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Example sentences from the Web for urbane
Slight beer belly and a measured voice, intelligent and urbane.
Grant says that a modern-day Jackie Kennedy, worldly and urbane, would have embraced the influences of various cultures in today’s America.
He is, by all accounts, brilliant; a dashing, urbane go-getter who exudes charm.This Scary-Smart New Minister of Economy Might Just Turn France Around|Tracy McNicoll|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And menswear designer Michael Bastian created a world of gentlemen farmers and urbane dandies.Designing for the One Percent at New York Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The year 2011 was particularly tough for the usually gracious and urbane president.Hamid Karzai Tells The Daily Beast That U.S. Night Raids Must End|Ron Moreau, Sami Yousafzai|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As a passionate and urbane liberal, Obama bore more than a passing resemblance to JFK.
He would have had some urbane, cynical and delightfully disillusioning remarks to offer.Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]|Christopher Darlington Morley
The chief gave this plan his urbane countenance, and the twins and Dan Earl were greatly pleased.Whilomville Stories|Stephen Crane
The urbane storeman saved the situation by inquiring of the cook: "What will you have for lunch?"The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
To our amazement, Tufik was still smiling, urbane and cheerful.Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He detected beneath that courteous smile and that urbane manner the signs of care.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton