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small-town

Syllabification: small-town

Definition of small-town in English:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a small town, especially as considered to be unsophisticated or petty: small-town gossip
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  • I asked her to imagine her ‘interpretation’ in the context of small-town gossip.
  • She's fleeing small-town claustrophobia, he wants to outrun his addictions.
  • The Rock is fittingly cast as the small-town sheriff who endeavours to turn his wayward town straight.

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