city-bred


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Adj.1.city-bred - being or having the customs or manners or dress of a city person
urban - located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
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Many persons, themselves city-bred and city-reared, have fled to the soil and succeeded in winning great happiness.
It is a chance for a city-bred kid to see wild animals right in the middle of the city.
Unlike "Kumki", Vikram appears in the role of a city-bred youth in "Ivan Vera Mathiri.
Peggy Noland is a Kansas City-bred designer whose aesthetic of paint, patches and patterns lies somewhere between Halloween costume, club kid clothes and punk pastiche.
When a city-bred journalist heads to small-town Illinois for a story, her one-day visit turns into a much longer stay with the toss of a coin when Academy AwardA and Golden Globe winner Ernest Borgnine, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Sally Kellerman and Jordan Ladd ("Death Proof") star in "The Wishing Well," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, January 9 (9p.
I spend little time in my palatial suite, the scale of this exposed brick room being daunting to the city-bred like myself.
Mike Gahan, managing partner at Harris Cooper Walsh, said: "We are bucking the trend by recruiting specialists with City-bred experience.
City-bred Laura had given up all hope of getting married, until she met Henry McAllan.
LOS ANGELES, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With a genre-transcending sound blending "urban folk," jazz, funk, R&B and neo-soul, award-winning, New York City-bred and based singer-songwriter and master guitarist KJ Denhert has amassed a loyal following through her series of acclaimed self-released albums and powerful live shows.
To that end, park officials don't worry about upsetting the delicate city-bred sensibilities of its visitors.