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. John Losey:

    We’ve gone from a really diverse complex of native species to a much less diverse complex, dominated by a few foreign cosmopolitan species, we are seeing that same trend worldwide.

  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. Erik Jones:

    They have completely contrasting messages, where Trump has argued for 'America first,' Emmanuel Macron is arguing for a kind of cosmopolitan globalist vision of France and of Europe, that is going to create very sharp contrast when the two meet in France.

  4. Alicia Au:

    Halloween is now embraced in Kuala Lumpur (the cosmopolitan capital of Malaysia), lots of malls will sell Halloween-related merchandise and bars will put up decorations. However, there is not so much trick or treating for the kids. I just don’t think that idea has caught on yet.

  5. Philippines President:

    Food is a value shared by our more than 100 million people, we're also getting to be more and more cosmopolitan because of the ten million members of our population who live outside the country. As a result, every type of food you want is here -- and not just in metro Manila.

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