Definition of townspeople noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtaʊnzpiːpl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaʊnzpiːpl//
(also townsfolk
BrE BrE//ˈtaʊnsfəʊk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaʊnsfoʊk//
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people who live in towns, not in the countryside; the people who live in a particular town The farm holidays are for townspeople who would like a taste of the countryside. Townspeople have flocked to the new shopping mall.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: townspeople