Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb.
  • adjective Located or residing in a suburb.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture, customs, and manners typical of life in the suburbs.
  • noun A suburbanite.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in the suburbs of a city.
  • noun One who dwells in the suburbs of a city.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to suburbs; inhabiting, or being in, the suburbs of a city.
  • noun One who dwells in the suburbs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to or characteristic of or situated on the outskirts of a city.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs

Etymologies

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From Latin suburbanus, from prefix sub- ("under"), + urbs ("city"), + adjective suffix -anus.

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