with-it


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with-it

(wĭth′ĭt′, wĭth-)
adj. Informal
1. Interested in and sensitive to the latest styles and trends; up-to-date.
2. Streetwise and knowing; savvy.
3. Mentally competent.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.with-it - in accord with the most fashionable ideas or stylewith-it - in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"
2.with-it - having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environmentwith-it - having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
smart - showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
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with-it

adjective
Slang. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
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Translations

with-it

adj attr, with it
adj pred (inf)
(= up-to-date, trendy)up to date
pred (= awake, alert) to be with itda sein (inf)
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The problem is that when they come out with all their new words, like "peng", they may think they are being with-it and hip, but there's nothing groovy about it at all, is there?
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Maybe croissants, some of that organic shaved ham, like I'm a with-it kind of guy.
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Our last issue focused on youth and graduates, and we are putting together a breakfast briefing about Marketing to Millennials, so The Spin likes to think we are pretty funky and hip and with-it.
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The new eight-inch touchscreen is impressive and though it might lack the sophistication of the kind of technology found in many of its rivals, it actually seems rather modern and with-it for a Subaru.
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When she was a child performer, lovely Andrea tended to be shy-but, her new teen-star persona is pushing her to be more vivacious, with-it and thus truly stellar.