Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

citizenry

play
noun, cit·i·zen·ry \-zən-rē also -sən-\

Simple Definition of citizenry

  • : all the citizens of a place

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of citizenry

plural citizenries

  1. :  a whole body of citizens

1819

First Known Use of citizenry

1819


CITIZENRY Defined for Kids

citizenry

play
noun cit·i·zen·ry \ˈsi-tə-zən-rē\

Definition of citizenry for Students

  1. :  all the citizens of a place





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up citizenry? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to dishevel or rumple

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove perplex soothe reduce
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ