burgish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From burg +‎ -ish. Compare burgeois, burgess.

Adjective[edit]

burgish (comparative more burgish, superlative most burgish)

  1. Of, like, resembling, or typical of a burg; townish.
    • 2004, Richard Swanson, Brigid Does Bleak:
      Maybe she needed to get out of the house—she's been inside it for two days—but that would only bring everything into sharper focus. She'd see more clearly how burgish Bleak could get.