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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: cosmopolitan(0.00814 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to cosmopolitan.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: growing or occurring in many parts of the world; “a
cosmopolitan herb”; “cosmopolitan in distribution”
[syn: widely distributed] [ant: endemic]
2: composed of people from or at home in many parts of the
world; especially not provincial in attitudes or
interests; “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” [ant: provincial]
3: of worldwide scope or applicability; “an issue of
cosmopolitan import”; “the shrewdest political and
ecumenical comment of our time”- Christopher Morley;
“universal experience” [syn: ecumenical, oecumenical,
general, universal, worldwide]
n : a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
English → English (gcide)
Cosmopolitan \Cos`mo*pol"i*tan\ (-p?l"?-tan), Cosmopolite
\Cos*mop"o*lite\ (k?z-m?p"?-l?t), n. [Gr. kosmopoli`ths; ko`smos
the world + poli`ths citizen, po`lis city: cf. F.
One who has no fixed residence, or who is at home in every
place; a citizen of the world.
Cosmopolitan \Cos`mo*pol"i*tan\, Cosmopolite \Cos*mop"o*lite\,
1. Having no fixed residence; at home in any place; free from
local attachments or prejudices; not provincial; liberal.
In other countries taste is perphaps too exclusively
national, in Germany it is certainly too
cosmopolite. --Sir W.
2. Common everywhere; widely spread; found in all parts of
The Cheiroptera are cosmopolitan. --R. Owen.