Definition of townward in English:


adverb & adjective

  • See town

    • ‘The next object passing townward is a butcher's cart, canopied with its arch of snow-white cotton.’
    • ‘The girl was obliged to look townward, though that does not necessarily imply a lengthy journey.’
    • ‘The site slopes steeply from university down to the town, so the glass box is carved into the hill and there are two main entrances, with the upper one three levels above the townward one diametrically opposite in plan.’
    • ‘As they walked townward, he tried to talk, explaining himself in babbling incoherent spurts.’
    • ‘I'm a little surprised that I didn't notice it when I went out about 8.30 am, but I was going in a townward direction.’