American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A city dweller.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the pyroxene group intermediate between diopside and acmite. It occurs in brown pyramidal crystals at Långban, Sweden.
- urban + -ite (“resident of a particular area”) (Wiktionary)
“Joe, if you are wondering why you are breathing a sigh of relief the last few weeks, since Obama has been elected, is it really so complicated as an "urbanite" as been elected?”
“Did it really take the self-labeling of "urbanite" for you to claim the relief you feel?”
“TNG: You're being cast as an "urbanite" who is unable to connect with rural people.”
“The new Reform Party of Ontario also plans to run a candidate, with party leader Brad Harness slamming Tory as an "urbanite" who won't appeal to "big C" Conservatives.”
“They are right to be scared because they will feel the impact the most; way much more than any urbanite or socioeconomic ‘a-tier’ folks who get to see or post on this page.”
“Fear not, green urbanite, with enough practice you'll know exactly what to do.”
“Aleman has designed a modern folding bike with wheels that compartmentalize and disassemble into a neat and tidy package – a perfect space saver for the urbanite.”
“This situation will be exacerbated when disruptive events impact the daily life of the urbanite.”
“In short, the average urbanite is partly and sometimes wholly dependent on the plentiful supply of "always-available" goods, such as food and energy.”
“The suave urbanite outclassed by the moose-hunting governor?”
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