Recent Examples of street smarts from the Web
Whether alone, or with female R&B singers Ashanti, Christina Milian, and Charli Baltimore, Rule was the perfect blend on honeyed melody and hard-core street smarts.
Common sense, street smarts, and positive energy keep me safe.
On Monday, Louis Vuitton announced that Virgil Abloh, a designer with no formal training yet has the industry captivated by his street smarts (er, streetwear), will be its new artistic director of menswear.
Shifting back to 1997’s investigation, Russell Poole, clearly the most street smart detective on the force and passionate about finding the truth starts piecing together motives, scenarios and suspects that lead to Biggie stoplight shooting.
The film follows a big-box store employee (Lopez) who, after reinventing herself, gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as a college degree.
My New York City street smarts were no match for passive-aggressive rumors whispered in the hallways and racist notes tucked into my locker.
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.
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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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