What does Cosmopolitan mean?

Definitions for Cosmopolitan
ˌkɒz məˈpɒl ɪ tnCos·mopoli·tan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cosmopolitan, cosmopoliteadjective

    a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

  2. cosmopolitan, widely distributedadjective

    growing or occurring in many parts of the world

    "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"

  3. cosmopolitanadjective

    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"

  4. cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wideadjective

    of worldwide scope or applicability

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

Wiktionary

  1. cosmopolitannoun

    a cosmopolitan person; a cosmopolite

  2. cosmopolitannoun

    a cocktail containing vodka, triple sec, lime juice and cranberry juice

  3. cosmopolitanadjective

    all-inclusive; affecting the whole world

  4. cosmopolitanadjective

    composed of people from all over the world

  5. cosmopolitanadjective

    at ease in any part of the world

  6. cosmopolitanadjective

    growing in many parts of the world; widely distributed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cosmopolitannoun

    alt. of Cosmopolite

  2. Cosmopolitanadjective

    alt. of Cosmopolite

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cosmopolitan

    koz-mo-pol′i-tan, n. a citizen of the world: one free from local or national prejudices—also Cosmop′olite.—adj. belonging to all parts of the world: unprejudiced.—ns. Cosmopol′itanism, Cosmop′olitism, Cosmopol′icy (Shelley).—adjs. Cosmopol′itic, -polit′ical. [Gr. kosmopolitēskosmos, and politēs, a citizen—polis, a city.]

Entomology

  1. Cosmopolitan

    species that occur throughout most of the world.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cosmopolitan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cosmopolitan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Cosmopolitan in a Sentence

  1. George Moore:

    Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.

  2. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo:

    We aim to highlight the unity and the solidarity of a cosmopolitan city, which I am sure will be one of the key strengths to win.

  3. Joe Tacopina:

    In the recorded video, Meek also inquired about getting a meal at one of the hotel's restaurants, yet their security team continued to deny Meek and said he would be arrested for trespassing regardless of location in the hotel premises. The Cosmopolitan's conduct continues to be deplorable.

  4. Luke Wood:

    Hong Kong has this raw entrepreneurial spirit, it's the gateway in and out of China, so there is this truly global, cosmopolitan set of people. There's a tremendous amount of optimism, a tremendous amount of energy.

  5. Lawrence Stager:

    The cosmopolitan life here is so much more elegant and worldly and connected with other parts of the eastern Mediterranean.

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