cosmopolitan

[ koz-muh-pol-i-tn ]SEE DEFINITION OF cosmopolitan
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I cannot stand them, and a German cosmopolitan is the limit.

"It's a better vein than the cosmopolitan," said Margaret, getting up.

Life seems great because it is cosmopolitan and not provincial or local.

He has rooms at the Cosmopolitan, somewhere on the top floor.

So has it always been with chemistry, the most cosmopolitan of sciences, the most secret of arts.

We were sitting round in the barroom of the Cosmopolitan, trying to keep warm.

Cosmopolitan: species that occur throughout most of the world.

Up to now she had been trying to compromise, to be broad and tolerant and cosmopolitan.

Well, to begin with, he's the most cosmopolitan man I ever met.

I know the temptations which a grocer has to a too cosmopolitan philosophy.

WORD ORIGIN

1844, from cosmopolite "citizen of the world" (q.v.) on model of metropolitan. The U.S. women's magazine of the same name was first published in 1886. Cosmopolitanism first recorded 1828.

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