Moby-Dick: Urbane


  1. courteous in manners
  2. polite
  3. refined
  4. elegant

The word urbane appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 10 > Sentence 6:

The urbane activity with which a man receives money is really marvellous, considering that we so earnestly believe money to be the root of all earthly ills, and that on no account can a monied man enter heaven.

Concordance for the word urbane from Moby-Dick.

Herman Melville
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