worldling

noun

world·​ling ˈwər(-ə)ld-liŋ How to pronounce worldling (audio)
ˈwərl-liŋ
: a person engrossed in the concerns of this present world

Word History

First Known Use

1549, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of worldling was in 1549

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“Worldling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worldling. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

worldling

noun
world·​ling ˈwər(-ə)l-dliŋ How to pronounce worldling (audio)
ˈwərl-liŋ
: a person busy with the affairs of this world

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