urbanite

[ ur-buh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɜr bəˌnaɪt /

noun

a resident of a city or urban community.

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Origin of urbanite

First recorded in 1895–1900; urban + -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM urbanite

non·ur·ban·ite, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for urbanite

urbanite
/ (ˈɜːbəˌnaɪt) /

noun

a resident of an urban community; city dweller
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