adjective Date: 1974 streetwise

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  • Street Smart — may refer to:* Street Smart (video game), a 1989 arcade game by SNK Playmore * Street Smart (film), a 1987 film with Morgan Freeman * , a book about private highways …   Wikipedia

  • street smart — [adj] shrewd artful, astute, cagey, calculating, canny, clever, crafty, cunning, experienced, foxy*, ingenious, intelligent, perceptive, quick witted, savvy*, seasoned, sharp, slick*, sly, smart, smooth, streetwise, wily, wise; concepts 401,402 …   New thesaurus

  • street-smart — [strēt′smärt΄] adj. Informal STREETWISE …   English World dictionary

  • street-smart — adj especially AmE informal ↑streetwise >street smarts n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • street-smart — street ,smart adjective AMERICAN able to deal with difficult or dangerous situations of the type you often find in cities: STREETWISE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • street-smart — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: street (II) + smart (II) : streetwise herein * * * /street smahrt /, adj. possessing or showing street smarts. [1965 70] * * * street smart UK US …   Useful english dictionary

  • Street Smart — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Street Smart peut désigner : Street Smart, un jeu vidéo d arcade ; Street Smart, un film américain renommé La Rue en français ; Street… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • street smart — also street smart ADJ GRADED Someone who is street smart knows how to deal with difficult or dangerous situations, especially in big cities. [mainly AM, INFORMAL] He is street smart and is not afraid of this neighborhood. Syn: streetwise …   English dictionary

  • Street Smart — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Glitzernder Asphalt Originaltitel: Street Smart Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1987 Länge: 97 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • street-smart —    A person who is street smart or streetwise has enough experience and knowledge about life in the city to be able to deal with difficult or dangerous situations.     The kids living in this area are all street smart they re in less danger than… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • street smart — mod. wise in the ways of urban life; wise in the ways of tough neighborhoods. □ Freddy was street smart at age eight. □ Bess wasn’t street smart enough to survive by herself …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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