worldly wise[ wurld-lee-wahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF worldly wise
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORLDLY WISE
Worldly wise in hard and poor necessities, she was innocent in all things else.
They seemed so worldly wise, so indifferent, so sure of themselves.
She was more than kind, she was wise; not worldly wise, but her wisdom was from above.
They had arranged a marriage for me, that would have been worldly wise.
In this he erred greatly, though his error was that of the worldly wise.
She was diplomatic; she was too worldly wise to seek to separate them then and there.
She was so worldly wise that she did not press her question as a simple girl might have done.
I am, for all my quiet life, perhaps as worldly wise as yourself.
Like him, also, he was not worldly wise, and was naturally of a rebellious temperament.
But I have not observed that any of the cereals are so worldly wise.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WORLDLY WISE
- been around
- in the know
- on to
- switched on
- wise to
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