worldly-wise was our Word of the Day on 10/18/2012. Hear the podcast!
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First Known Use of worldly-wise
Synonym Discussion of worldly-wise
- guests at her salon were usually rich and sophisticated
- a worldly-wise woman with a philosophy of personal independence
- blasé travelers who claimed to have been everywhere
WORLDLY-WISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of worldly-wise for English Language Learners
: having or showing a lot of experience and knowledge about life and the world
WORLDLY-WISE Defined for Kids
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