woman of the world

woman of the world
1. : a sophisticated or worldly woman
2. : a woman of the world of fashion or high life

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a woman experienced and sophisticated in the ways and manners of the world, esp. the world of society.
[1570-80]

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woman of the world
1. A woman of fashion or of worldly wisdom
2. A woman who knows and makes allowance for, or accepts, the ways of the world
3. A married woman (obsolete)
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Main Entry:woman

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woman of the world,
a woman who knows people and customs, and is tolerant of both.

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see world

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noun, pl women of the world [count]
: a woman who has had many experiences and who is not shocked by things that may be shocking to other people

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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