Ur·bane a. Courteous in manners; polite; refined; elegant.
adj 1: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that
comes from wide social experience; "his polished
manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
[syn: polished, refined, svelte]
2: characterized by tact and propriety
3: marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many
parts of the world arising from urban life and wide
travel; "the sophisticated manners of a true cosmopolite";
"urbane and pliant...he was at ease even in the drawing
rooms of Paris" [syn: sophisticated]