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city-like \city-like\ cityfied \cityfied\adj. having the customs or manners or dress of city people.

Syn: citified.


a. (alternative spelling of citified English)


adj. being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person [syn: citified, city-bred, city-born]

Usage examples of "cityfied".

For grown-up people the modern books which are sent out in such numbers, often very cheap, have likewise an artificial cityfied air so obviously got up and theatrical, such a mark of machinery on them, all stamped and chucked out by the thousand, that they have no attraction for a people who live with nature, and even in old age retain a certain childlike faith in honesty and genuine work.