noun sub·ur·bia \sə-ˈbər-bē-ə\

: suburbs in general; also : people who live in suburbs

Full Definition of SUBURBIA

:  the suburbs of a city
:  people who live in the suburbs
:  suburban life

Examples of SUBURBIA

  1. a problem that is common in suburbia
  2. the percentage of the country's population living in suburbia
  3. The film is an interesting critique of suburbia.

Origin of SUBURBIA

New Latin, from English suburb
First Known Use: 1895

Related to SUBURBIA

Rhymes with SUBURBIA


Next Word in the Dictionary: suburbicarianPrevious Word in the Dictionary: suburbedAll Words Near: suburbia
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears