Definition of townling in US English:

townling

noun

  • 1An inhabitant of a town, especially as opposed to the countryside; a town dweller.

  • 2A small town.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Henry Carey (1687–1743), poet and songwriter. From town + -ling.

Pronunciation

townling

/ˈtaʊnlɪŋ/