Definition of streetwise adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstriːtwaɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːtwaɪz//
(North American English 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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: streetwise