EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORLDLY-WISE
Percolation is a slow process in the hard head of the worldly-wise.
Then this by Hogarth is entirely wise and right; but worldly-wise, not divine.
Johnny seemed much more expert and worldly-wise than either of us.
They were all dirty and ragged, and the faces of many were old and worldly-wise.
Most of these worldly-wise counsels were not given directly to Jennie.
She was an eminently good woman, but very far from worldly-wise.
She was energetic by nature, selfish by philosophy, clever and worldly-wise by training.
Behind that worldly-wise, satirical mask was she mocking at him?
Here the wife exclaimed, “How worldly-wise these English are!”
Mr. Lucas might be worldly-wise, but here I knew better than he.