Definition of countrypolitan in English:

countrypolitan

Syllabification: coun·try·pol·i·tan
Pronunciation: /ˌkəntriˈpälitn
 
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noun

A type of country music that resembles pop music, usually characterized by orchestrated arrangements: [usually as modifier]: a slick countrypolitan ballad
More example sentences
  • From smooth countrypolitan to jaunty truckin' tales via plaintive ballads of heartbreaking beauty; this album has 'em all.
  • The countrypolitan ballad seems plucked from another epoch.
  • Rest of the disc pulls from seventies r-&-b, Ray Charles countrypolitan, Jerry Lee and guit-fiddle country.

adjective

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Relating to or denoting an architectural style that combines country charm with sophistication.
More example sentences
  • The city of Nashville has long since morphed from countrypolitan to Cosmopolitan, with ritzy suburbs named Brentwood, nightlife beyond the Bluebird Café, and Tim McGraw / Nelly collabs.
  • ‘Countrypolitan’ is glamour without the ‘bling.’

Origin

on the pattern of cosmopolitan.

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