Definition of subtopia in English:

subtopia

Line breaks: sub|topia
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈtəʊpɪə/

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noun

[mass noun] British
  • Unsightly, sprawling suburban development: I shall doubtless feel no more alien than anybody else in the prevailing subtopia because nobody will be working out of doors

Derivatives

subtopian

adjective

Origin

1950s: blend of suburb and utopia.

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