Definitions for suburbansəˈbɜr bən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sub•ur•bansəˈbɜr bən(adj.)

  1. pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in a suburb.

  2. characteristic of a suburb or suburbs.

  3. (n.)a suburbanite.

  4. a short overcoat for casual wear.

    Category: Clothing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suburban(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs

    "suburban population"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. suburban(adjective)əˈbɜr bən

    relating to or typical of a suburb

    suburban life in the U.S.


  1. suburban(Adjective)

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

  2. Origin: From suburbanus, from prefix sub-, + urbs, + adjective suffix -anus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suburban(adj)

    of or pertaining to suburbs; inhabiting, or being in, the suburbs of a city

  2. Suburban(noun)

    one who dwells in the suburbs

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of suburbs

suburban housing.

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