Definition of urbane adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɜːˈbeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ɜːrˈbeɪn//
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(especially of a man) good at knowing what to say and how to behave in social situations; appearing relaxed and confident He was charming and urbane, full of witty conversation. I looked at the urbane, relaxed figure seated opposite. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘urban’): from French urbain or Latin urbanus, from urbs, urb- ‘city’.
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