[ UK /ˈɜːbe‍ɪn/ ]
[ US /ɝˈbeɪn/ ]
  1. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    maintained an urbane tone in his letters
    his polished manner
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How To Use urbane In A Sentence

  • He appears, at first sight, to be very like his urbane television character, the radio psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane.
  • That expenditure our sons will incur just on their motorcycles and mobile phones," the turbaned, grey-bearded Mr. Singh says. On Punjab's Farms, 'Everybody Has No Jobs'
  • One of my favourites, this is a light hearted piece inspired by a chance encounter at a private party with a man then at the height of his power in the country; I was fascinated beyond words by the effect he had on the would-be urbane and aspiringly sophisticated! Archive 2007-05-01
  • The robed and turbaned figures moving slowly across a sepia ground on the first screen are drawn from an 1895 film.
  • There were Berber men with daggers and turbaned heads, and women with colourful headscarves.
  • It was a terrible thing to say, especially since he is an urbane man.
  • One is the judge, an urbane amoralist like Jones in Conrad's novel, who is to preside over the registration of indigenous people to vote in a forthcoming election. The Devil's Garden by Edward Docx – review
  • You see paint indicate on the bucket 10% - rate of 20% add water, you attribute inurbane demand captious .
  • If either party persists in refusal to confirm, and cannot show injury, that party's behavior is declared inurbane. The Galaxy Primes
  • The genre was known for its urbane disinclination to perform any icky operations involving hearts: pouring them out, for instance, or affixing them to sleeves.
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