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Meaning of URBANE

Pronunciation:  ur'beyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel; "the sophisticated manners of a true cosmopolite"; "urbane and pliant...he was at ease even in the drawing rooms of Paris"
  2. [adj]  characterized by tact and propriety
  3. [adj]  showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
 

URBANE is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: cosmopolitan, gracious, polished, refined, sophisticated, svelte
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ur*bane"\, a. [See {Urban}.]
Courteous in manners; polite; refined; elegant.

 

 

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