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burb

(bɚb)
n. a suburb. (Usually plural.) I’ve lived in the burbs all my life.

burbed out

(bɚbd...)
mod. looking very middle-class and suburban; decked out like a suburban citizen. She’s all burbed out with new clothes and a fancy car.
See also: burb, out
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Why they're never leaving: A community-oriented plan with garages on rear alleys and front porches (common traits of many successful towns; see "Building a Better Burb," page 106).
The Long Island Index interactive maps, an online resource with detailed demographic, residential, transportation and educational information as well as the new Build a Better Burb website, are, also accessible from the Index's website.
He said that working for a large firm with hundreds of attorneys was "killing" his billing structure amd moving to the burbs just made economic sense.
8220;When I moved to the burbs and had my son, I immediately felt the need to get out there and meet new people,” explained Colleen McDonald, a new working mom in Acton, MA.
Character has more AppGear products in the pipeline including Zombie Burbs, also out next month, a Dr Who game, out in July, and Alien Jailbreak, which arrives in August.
Stan's wife Francine is voiced by actress Wendy Schaal, who has appeared in films such as Innerspace and The Burbs.
Top 20 Apartment Investment Markets RANKINGS 2007 2008 2009 2010 MARKET 2010 SALES VOLUME YOY CHANGE 1 1 2 1 Manhattan 7 2 1 2 Los Angeles 20 3 8 3 DC VA burbs 2 5 4 4 Dallas 5 11 3 5 Houston 4 8 7 6 NYC Boroughs 18 5 5 7 Phoenix 8 14 17 8 OC MD burbs 3 4 6 9 Atlanta 25 21 10 10 Orange Co 6 7 12 11 Seattle 9 9 9 12 Chicago 61 23 41 13 DC 13 12 11 14 San Diego 23 30 13 15 Tampa 48 29 28 16 Broward 16 28 16 17 Orlando 22 10 18 18 Boston 51 35 30 19 Palm Beach 24 20 21 20 San Francisco
Director Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Burbs, Small Soldiers) hits all the right frights in this tale about a bottomless pit in the basement of a suburban home.
But the burbs are filling with people and their cars are filling the air with pollutants.
The 27-year-old is a big fan of the south Liverpool burbs too.
Here in the burbs just north of Philadelphia, there used to be a lot of frogs--bullfrogs, leopard frogs, spring peepers--and also toads of assorted sizes.
They also include a number of photographs of the homes in their eventual settings, inspiring some envy in those of us whose half-million-dollar home in the burbs looks remarkably similar.
With the working files on the CD-ROM provided, Derakhshani introduces computer graphics and 3D and the Maya interface, then jumps right into the first animation with opportunities to learn about functions and modify the project through modeling with BURBS and polygons, shading and texturing, beginning to think like an animator, lighting, rendering, and making full use of the software's dynamics.
Because he's a white CEO in the burbs, but worse: His dad owned a bunch of gas stations, which were held up all the time.
The lineup begins with "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer," and features such classic backyard terrors as "The Burbs," starring Tom Hanks ("He Knows You're Alone") as a nosy man who gets more than he bargained for when he investigates his strange new neighbors; "Idle Hands," starring Devon Sawa ("Final Destination") as a teenage slacker who becomes the devil's plaything; and "Home Movie," starring Adrian Pasdar ("Near Dark") as a pastor with two young children who are anything but holy.