Recent Examples of streetwise from the Web
This season, Spurs have beaten Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund and have progressed immeasurably, but again they were undone by a more streetwise side.
His character was tough and streetwise and remains one of the most important characters in the DC universe.
The Defenders, joining streetwise heroes Luke Cage, Daredevil and Iron Fist to take down their enemies in the Netflix series.
True to form, Bella went the streetwise route, layering hers over a white hoodie that tied in nicely with her on-trend white booties.
Not that Reed was recommending his own choices — the speed, the Johnnie Walker, the streetwise transvestites.
While Cotillard’s ensemble was done in slick satin that felt fit for the office, Hadid’s came in cool denim, which lent a streetwise sensibility less associated with a working wardrobe.
Arnold, in turn, takes up with Alan (Michael Rosen), a streetwise young model and former hustler.
There’s 16-year-old DeShawn, attempting to convince us that his streetwise swagger is more than an affectation.
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STREETWISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of streetwise for English Language Learners
: having the knowledge needed to survive in difficult and dangerous places or situations in a city
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