Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a town.

Etymologies

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town +‎ -like

Examples

  • Hampstead was suburban in location but townlike in appearance, with a mixture of houses and apartment buildings, as well as a town center with a central square.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • The town lies chiefly in a hollow, and the trees that cover the sides surround and encroach upon the streets in the pleasantest way, and their foliage, the hills on every side, and the rushing Tavy through the midst, give an un-townlike air that is charming.

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • He strode in looking as mannish and as townlike as he could, and seated himself in one of the boxes alone.

    Despair's Last Journey

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