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Meaning of streetsmart by Wiktionary Dictionary

streetsmart


    Etymology

    From street +‎ smart .

    Adjective

    streetsmart ( comparative more streetsmart, superlative most streetsmart )

    1. Having gained wisdom or learned tricks not at school, but in the streets .

    street smart

    By Wiktionary ( 2008/02/16 04:16 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    Backformation from street smarts

    Adjective

    street-smart ( comparative more street-smart, superlative most street-smart )

    1. Having practical rather than theoretical knowledge, such what is learned on the streets rather than in the classroom .

    See also


    street-smart

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/10/09 21:31 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    Backformation from street smarts

    Adjective

    street-smart ( comparative more street-smart, superlative most street-smart )

    1. Having practical rather than theoretical knowledge, such as what is learned on the streets rather than in the classroom .

    See also