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man (or woman) of the world

Definition of man or woman of the world in English:

A person who is experienced in the ways of sophisticated society.
Example sentences
  • On the contrary, he was a man of the world, an experienced soldier, widely travelled, with close contacts with many of the leading men of affairs, both in his own city and elsewhere.
  • What a great example Kelly is to impressionable young women of the world.
  • Born in Singapore, growing up in East London and now based in Los Angeles, Clarisse is a woman of the world.
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