Thesaurus / urbane
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Surely it is not urbane to throw on another the burden of saying that he likes not the smell or the inhaling of burning tobacco.
His name and paper, has a respectable credit, even among the urbane denizens of Wall street.
I would sit on the Liberal benches and watch him, and listen to his urbane voice, fascinated by him.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
In New York, then, you are met everywhere by a sort of urbane familiarity.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
The urbane storeman saved the situation by inquiring of the cook: "What will you have for lunch?"
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
We pretermit events more or less irritating to follow the urbane Englishman.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
The man at her right hand scowled angrily, but Paul turned to him with an urbane smile.
With that air of sulky geniality which represented his most urbane manner, Willoughby Hewston gave away the bride.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
WORDS RELATED TO URBANE
- been around
- in the know
- on to
- switched on
- wise to
- wised up
- with it
- worldly wise
- a la mode
- dressed to kill
- dressed to the teeth
- in fashion
- in the mainstream
- in vogue
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