cosmopolite


cos·mop·o·lite

noun \käz-ˈmä-pə-ˌlīt\

Definition of COSMOPOLITE

:  a cosmopolitan person or organism
cos·mo·po·li·tism \käz-ˈmä-pə-ˌlī-ˌti-zəm, -lə-ˌti-; ˌkäz-mə-ˈpä-lə-ˌti-\ noun

Examples of COSMOPOLITE

  1. <having sung in opera houses all over the world, she has the confident demeanor of a seasoned cosmopolite>

Origin of COSMOPOLITE

New Latin cosmopolites, from Greek kosmopolitēs, from kosmos + politēs citizen
First Known Use: circa 1618

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