suburban

[[t]səbɜ͟ː(r)bən[/t]]
1) ADJ: ADJ n Suburban means relating to a suburb.

...a comfortable suburban home.

...a suburban shopping centre in Sydney.

2) ADJ-GRADED If you describe something as suburban, you mean that it is dull and conventional.

His clothes are conservative and suburban.

...ghastly good taste and suburban gentility.


English dictionary. 2008.

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