Where you live when you dont want to live in the inner city. It's a place of mostly middle-class homes, Walmart, soccer moms, SUVs, strip malls and the homes of corporate bigwigs. Suburbs in the United States began to spring up during the post WWII years as families left the central cities for a quieter, safer and more relaxed lifestyle. However some suburbs are just as poor as the inner-city itself. According to the US census, the number of persons living in the suburbs now outnumbers those in the central cities.
Most Americans would probably rather live in a suburb than in the crime-infested inner city.
by krock1dk March 31, 2009
Despite what some people who aren't from the suburbs claim, the presence of "wiggers" in the suburbs is about as likely as the presence of ginger-haired leprechauns in Ireland. As a lifelong suburbanite I can say from my experiences that anyone close to a "wigger" tends to lower class and it's something they actually can identify with. However the suburbs may be partly responsible for the consumption of a lot of shitty pop rap and the commercialization of gangster rap, but few white suburbans actually end up trying to emulate these pop icons. People in the suburbs actually have jobs, and the people who are constantly buying things probably don't actually have the money to pay for them and are probably putting themselves in debt. The suburbs are only boring if you're boring. People in the suburbs have more time and access for a broader range of musical taste, so it's great if you're a real music enthusiast, if you're not there's the accessible top 40 crap for you. Some suburban kids may waste their time with pointless parties and drug use but there's plenty of other things to do in the comfort of the suburbs like starting your own band, writing a novel, preforming Shakespeare's plays in your backyard, skateboarding, etc. Boredom necessitates creativity. The cliques only matter if you're a stupid superficial person. At the end of the day though, the suburbs are really just bigger houses relatively far apart though, nothing inherently good or bad about them.
Non-suburban: The suburbs are full of wiggers, it must be hell living in the suburbs, everyone there wants to kill themselves.
Suburban: What's a wigger?
Non-suburban: They're all over the place in the suburbs!
Suburban: Whatever, I'm off to go watch my leprechauns preform Shakespeare in my backyard while the neighbor kids smoke weed and listen to Lil' Wayne.

Non-suburban: White kids listening to little Wayne and smoking weed? They must be wiggers!
Suburban: Not really, they're just, whatever, Hamlet is almost starting!
by Cerebral343 May 05, 2010
outskirts of a city,just about everyone lives in a suburb.Not always rich white folk,even 'hoods' are suburbs.If you dont live in the city,then you live in a suburb!
Even though the Westside is the worst side of town,it's a suburb.
by Truth904 July 11, 2006
Hey, they're better than the fucking ghetto.
Who gives a shit if the suburbs are boring? Would you rather be shot at?
by Adrian August 15, 2007
In the cases I know of, it has: a neighborhood with mostly two-story houses, a place to hang out within walking distance((Consists of a movie theater, food place, etc.), and schools within bike-riding distance. Unlike cities, it isn't loud and noisy at night. Usually has middle-class people because the houses are nice. A police station is just a mile away, so crime rate is lower than in most cities even.
Example:

Person 1: I bet living in the suburbs sucks, with it being so boring, and filled with crime!

Person 2: Where'd you get that idea? We don't need cars honking outside our windows for life to be interesting, and the crime rate is very low.
by random-suburbian-girl August 19, 2007
Usually a nice environment to live in. Little noise, not as busy as the city, and usually pretty safe. Sometimes generates ignorant and stuck up people in its schools and not everything is in walking distances. People say it is a terrible place to live, but if you are financially stable enough to live there, then it is obviously worth it.
I'll take trees and quite nights in the suburbs than a valley of steel and honking cars in the city.
by The Jeeves September 25, 2005
The suburbs are a great place to live, despite what some people say.

Pros;
-Friendly, generally middle class folks
-Better schools
-Safer then any city
-Beautiful houses, that are usually not as expensive as they would be in the city
-So peaceful and quiet that you can hear the birds chirping in the morning
-Great place to raise a family

Cons;
-Having a car is a must, or else you won't be able to step outside your home
-Can be a little boring at times
-High population of whiney emo kids

All in all, living in Suburbia is awesome and I would never trade it over to live in a shithole that most cities have become, see Toronto If you want affordable housing and a safe environment to raise a family, the suburbs are your answer. So ignore the pieces of shit who constantly bash the 'burbs, their just jealous because they're ghetto shit who live in the inner city.
Toronto kid; ew, you live in the suburbs? You must be a spoiled rich white kid.
Pickering kid (suburb of Toronto) ; I see. Well, you live in Toronto don't you?
Toronto kid; yeah.
Pickering kid; Then you must be an inner city ghetto piece of crap on a stick.
Toronto kid; ...YEAH, WELL, WHATEVER.
Pickering kid; douchebag.
Rural kid; YEE HAW!
Toronto and suburbian kid; wtf?
by Mary annee January 03, 2008

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