Entry from US English dictionary
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.
Relating to or denoting an architectural style that combines country charm with sophistication.
- 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.’
On the pattern of cosmopolitan.
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