- (context, of a man) courteous, Courteous, polite, refined, and suave.
Etymology: Existing since the sixteenth century in the sense of "appropriate to a city": from urbainFrench, urbain or from urbanusLatin, urbanus (from urbsLatin, urbs, "city").
- 1949: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p12
- : He felt deeply drawn to him, and not solely because he was intrigued by the contrast between O"Brien"s manner and his prize-fighter"s physique.
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