Definition of citified in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsidəˌfīd/
(also cityfied)


often derogatory
Characteristic of or adjusted to an urban environment: black-hatted, citified cowboys
More example sentences
  • This is a wholesome look at what two citified and sissified urban brattlings can learn about a hard day's working wading through cow flops.
  • Already suspicious of citified strangers without cowboy boots, the Wyoming rancher and his son, who requested to remain anonymous, spotted him moseying their way and, quite naturally, took some precautions.
  • His Edge Cities are creatures of the metropolitan periphery or of citified rural landscapes accessible to major metropolitan areas.



Pronunciation: /ˌsitifiˈkāSHən/
Example sentences
  • The outcome of such a disaster will be much bigger because of the citification of the threatened areas.
  • For all sectors of the population, the idea of Westernization, citification, has caught hold.
  • Industrialization and citification are taken as key issues to push up.


Pronunciation: /-fī/
(citifies, citifying, citified)
Example sentences
  • In recent years with the proceeding of citifying, the agricultural economy was atrophying gradually.
  • It is not stamping-out rural life and citifying everyone either.
  • He brings him out, paints him with a coat of swank and citifies him enough to make him a star in the gambling world.

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Syllabification: cit·i·fied

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