worldling


worldling
/werrld"ling/, n.
a person devoted to the interests and pleasures of this world; a worldly person.
[1540-50; WORLD + -LING1]

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  • worldling — noun Date: 1549 a person engrossed in the concerns of this present world …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • worldling — world·ling || wÉœrldlɪŋ / wɜː n. person who lives his life in this world …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • worldling — world·ling …   English syllables

  • worldling — world•ling [[t]ˈwɜrld lɪŋ[/t]] n. a person devoted to the interests and pleasures of this world; worldly person • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • worldling — /ˈwɜldlɪŋ / (say werldling) noun someone devoted to the interests and pleasures of this world; a worldly person. {world + ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

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