worldly wiseman

noun, often capitalized both Ws worldly wise·man \-ˈwīzˌman, -mən\

Definition of worldly wiseman

  1. :  one wise in the ways of the world a worldly wiseman among idealists — R. M. Lovett

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Origin and Etymology of worldly wiseman

worldly-wise + man

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