burbs [ bɜrbz ] noun plural AMERICAN INFORMAL

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • burbs — UK [bɜː(r)bz] US [bɜrbz] noun [plural] american informal the suburbs Thesaurus: areas in towns or citieshyponym * * * /ˈbɚbz/ noun the burbs US informal : the ar …   Useful english dictionary

  • burbs — [bə:bz US bə:rbz] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: suburbs] the burbs [plural] AmE informal the ↑suburbs (=areas around a city where people live) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • burbs — [bʉrbz] pl.n. Informal short for suburbs: see SUBURB (n. 2) * * * …   Universalium

  • burbs — [bʉrbz] pl.n. Informal short for suburbs: see SUBURB (n. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • burbs — See the burbs …   English idioms

  • burbs — noun the burbs AmE informal the suburbs (=areas around a city) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • burbs — /bɜbz/ (say berbz) plural noun the, Colloquial the suburbs of a city. Also, burbs …  

  • burbs — n. suburbs. You re living out in the burbs now? …   English slang

  • 'Burbs — suburbs of a city …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 'burbs — Australian Slang suburbs of a city …   English dialects glossary

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