Cosmopolitan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkɑːzməˈpɑːlɪtən|  American pronunciation of the word cosmopolitan
Brit.  |ˌkɒzməˈpɒlɪt(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word cosmopolitan


- a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries (syn: cosmopolite)


- of worldwide scope or applicability (syn: ecumenical, general, oecumenical, universal, world-wide, worldwide)
an issue of cosmopolitan import

Extra examples someone who had lived in Paris for a year as an exchange student, she seemed very much the cosmopolitan to her old classmates...

Greater cultural diversity has led to a more cosmopolitan attitude among the town's younger generations.

It's one of the country's more cosmopolitan cities.

She's a real cosmopolitan.

New York is a highly cosmopolitan city.

Brigitta has such a cosmopolitan outlook on life.

She choreographs a cosmopolitan style.

Word forms

singular: cosmopolitan
plural: cosmopolitans
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