hyperurbanism

noun
hy·​per·​ur·​ban·​ism | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈər-bə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce hyperurbanism (audio) \

Definition of hyperurbanism

: use of hypercorrect forms in language also : such a form

First Known Use of hyperurbanism

1925, in the meaning defined above

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