townlet

noun
town·​let | \ ˈtau̇n-lət How to pronounce townlet (audio) \

Definition of townlet

: a very small town

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of townlet in a Sentence

we passed through several sleepy townlets on the long drive to the ski lodge

First Known Use of townlet

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about townlet

Statistics for townlet

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for townlet

The first known use of townlet was circa 1552

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on townlet

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for townlet

Comments on townlet

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

WORD OF THE DAY

not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!