English adjective: cosmopolitan
|1.||cosmopolitan growing or occurring in many parts of the world|
|Samples||A cosmopolitan herb.|
Cosmopolitan in distribution.
|Domain category||bionomics, ecology, environmental science|
|2.||cosmopolitan composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests|
|Samples||His cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds.|
The ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt.
That queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks.
|3.||cosmopolitan of worldwide scope or applicability|
|Samples||An issue of cosmopolitan import.|
The shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time.
|Synonyms||ecumenical, general, oecumenical, universal, world-wide, worldwide|
English noun: cosmopolitan
|1.||cosmopolitan (person) a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries|
|Broader (hypernym)||man of the world, sophisticate|
|Narrower (hyponym)||globetrotter, world traveler|