woman of the world


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woman of the world

n. pl. women of the world
A sophisticated, worldly woman.
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wom′an of the world′


n.
a sophisticated woman who has had much experience of the world.
[1570–80]
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As I walked by her side that May morning, I was only conscious of her voice and her exquisite girlhood; for though she talked with the APLOMB of a woman of the world, a passionate candour and simple ardour in her manner would have betrayed her, had her face not plainly declared her the incarnation of twenty.
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