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Definition of streetwise adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

streetwise

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈstritwaɪz//
 
(also street-smart) (informal)
 
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having the knowledge and experience that is needed to deal with the difficulties and dangers of life in a big city Kids seem much more streetwise these days.
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