noun Date: 1955 one who lives in an exurb

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  • exurbanite — ☆ exurbanite [eks ʉr′bən īt΄ ] n. [coined (1955) by A. C. Spectorsky < EX 1 + (SUB)URBANITE] a person living in an exurb; esp., one commuting to the city as a business or professional person adj. a characteristic of exurbia or exurbanites …   English World dictionary

  • exurbanite — /ek serr beuh nuyt , eg zerr /, n. a person who lives in an exurb, esp. one who has moved there from a city. [1950 55; EX 1 + (SUB)URBANITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • exurbanite — noun A person who lives in an exurb …   Wiktionary

  • exurbanite — ex·ur·ban·ite || ɪg zɜːbÉ™naɪt n. resident of an exurb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exurbanite — ex·ur·ban·ite …   English syllables

  • exurbanite — ekˈsərbəˌnīt, egˈzər , igˈz noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: ex (I) + urbanite (as in suburbanite) : one that chooses to live in an exurb after residence in the city, that cherishes and preserves an urban manner of living, and that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • exurb — /ˈɛksɜb/ (say ekserb) noun 1. a settlement located at a greater distance from a city centre than a suburb, often beginning as a small rural centre with housing development which at a later stage is encompassed by the city or city satellite. 2.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Exurbs — L expression exurb (de extra urbain) a été d abord utilisée dans les années 1950 par Auguste Comte Spectorsky dans son livre The Exurbanite, pour décrire la zone de municipalités rurales aisées s étendant au delà des banlieues traditionnelles et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • exurban — adjective Of, pertaining to, or residing in an exurb See Also: exurbanite …   Wiktionary

  • bourgeois — Synonyms and related words: Babbitt, Babbittish, Cockney, Everyman, John Smith, Middle American, Philistine, accordant, anal, anal character, arriviste, average, average man, big city man, boor, bounder, burgess, burgher, cad, campy, capitalist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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