Definitions for cosmopolitan

Definitions for (noun) cosmopolitan

Main entry: cosmopolitan, cosmopolite

Definition: a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

Definitions for (adj) cosmopolitan

Main entry: oecumenical, cosmopolitan, ecumenical, world-wide, worldwide, universal, general

Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability

Usage: an issue of cosmopolitan import; the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time- Christopher Morley; universal experience

Main entry: cosmopolitan

Definition: composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests

Usage: his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds- T.B. Macaulay; the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt; that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks

Main entry: cosmopolitan, widely distributed

Definition: growing or occurring in many parts of the world

Usage: a cosmopolitan herb; cosmopolitan in distribution

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