noun. ['ˈsʌbɝb'] a residential district located on the outskirts of a city.
- suburban area
- residential district
- bedroom community
- residential area
- suburbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Suburb
Example sentences of the word suburb
1. Noun, singular or mass
The median price of houses in this suburb is $129,350.
Quotes containing the word suburb
1. The human race is just a chemical scum on a moderate-sized planet, orbiting around a very average star in the outer suburb of one among a hundred billion galaxies. We are so insignificant that I can't believe the whole universe exists for our benefit. That would be like saying that you would disappear if I closed my eyes.
- Stephen Hawking