Definitions for: Urbanity

[n] polished courtesy; elegance of manner

Webster (1913) Definition: Ur*ban"i*ty, n. [L. urbanitas; cf. F. urbanit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being urbane; civility or courtesy
of manners; politeness; refinement.

The marquis did the honors of his house with the
urbanity of his country. --W. Irving.

2. Polite wit; facetiousness. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Raillery in the sauce of civil entertainment; and
without some such tincture of urbanity, good humor
falters. --L'Estrange.

Syn: Politeness; suavity; affability; courtesy.

See Also: courtesy, good manners

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat

Related Resources:
animals begin with g
animals starting with n
animlas that start with t