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urban British & World English

In, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city

urban English Thesaurus

crime rates are significantly higher in urban areas

non-urban British & World English

In, relating to, or characteristic of the areas outside a town or city

urban myth British & World English

A humorous or horrific story or piece of information circulated as though true, especially one purporting to involve someone vaguely related or known to the teller

urban forest British & World English

A densely wooded area located in a city

urban renewal British & World English

The redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums

urban sprawl British & World English

The uncontrolled expansion of urban areas

urban district British & World English

A group of urban communities governed by an elected council

urban guerrilla British & World English

A terrorist operating in an urban area

urban contemporary in urban British & World English

Denoting or relating to popular dance music of black origin

urban legend in urban myth British & World English

A humorous or horrific story or piece of information circulated as though true, especially one purporting to involve someone vaguely related or known to the teller