adjective street·wise \-ˌwīz\

: having the knowledge needed to survive in difficult and dangerous places or situations in a city

Full Definition of STREETWISE

:  possessing the skills and attitudes necessary to survive in a difficult or dangerous situation or environment

First Known Use of STREETWISE



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