- adj. being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person
“But they were too careful, too quiet for a city-born random.”
“Adolphus Cherrill, tilling his portion of prairie land with scant enthusiasm he was a city-born man, retained Carthage as his goal, offering a chance to move up in the world.”
“OBAMA: If three civil rights workers in Mississippi -- black, white, Christian and Jew, city-born and country-bred -- could lay down their lives in freedom's cause, I know we can come together to face down the challenges of our own time.”
“My father--also city-born and city-bred, albeit in Queens, while my mother grew up in Manhattan and worked there for many years as well--is curiously cowed by the city, and that reversed their usual dynamic.”
“David was the first child raised in the Smoke, and he understood the wild instinctively, in a way that no city-born person could.”
“He would have been dragging a city-born lady along the sidewalk by now.”
“Most of the others were muscular young Irish farm boys: the work was too hard for stunted city-born men.”
“None of them dared to hope that this newly minted billionaire, city-born and city-bred, would continue to live in what urban politicians called a rural wasteland.”
“No city-born and -bred female, stubborn though she was, would beat him.”
“Thirteen Ordinarily Stef would have been fascinated by the activities in the fields - he was city-born and bred, and the farmers at their harvest-work were as alien to him as the Tayledras, and as interesting.”
‘city-born’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for city-born.