Recent Examples of street smarts from the Web
Classes include emotional first-aid skills, street smarts, dealing with death and understanding survivors of tragedy.
The show follows a street smart teenager named Will who was born and raised in West Philadelphia that's sent to live with his rich aunt and uncle in Bel Air, Los Angeles after getting into a fight while playing basketball.
Still, Arlene seemed to take to the job, which combined her street smarts and business acumen.
In the scary, crumbling alleyways of inner Havana, street smart Luis plays Virgil to the director's fearless, inquisitive Dante.
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STREET SMARTS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of street smarts for English Language Learners
: the knowledge needed to survive in difficult and dangerous places or situations in a city
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