worldly-wise

(redirected from worldly-wisely)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

world·ly-wise

(wûrld′lē-wīz′)
adj.
Experienced in the ways of the world.

worldly-wise

adj
understanding the world and therefore difficult to shock or deceive

world′ly-wise′



adj.
wise as to the affairs of this world.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.worldly-wise - experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
sophisticated - having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"

worldly-wise

adjective experienced, knowing, worldly, sophisticated A more worldly-wise man would have seen through him at once.
innocent, naive, inexperienced, callow, unsophisticated, unworldly, ingenuous, jejune

worldly-wise

adjective
Experienced in the ways of the world; lacking natural simplicity:
Translations

worldly-wise

[ˈwɜːldlɪˈwaɪz] ADJde mundo, que conoce mundo

worldly-wise

adjweltklug

worldly-wise

[ˌwɜːldlɪˈwaɪz] adjdi mondo