|1.||[ adjective ] characterized by tact and propriety|
|2.||[ adjective ] showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience|
|Synonyms:||refined svelte polished|
"his polished manner" "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
|3.||[ adjective ] 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"