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penny-wise skilled or careful in small or trivial matters, or matters that concern small amounts of money. (Cf. pound-foolish.)
streetwise informed about what goes on and highly adapted for survival in a city, esp. the more sordid sections; street-smart.
weather-wise skilled in predicting shifts in the weather. [2 definitions]
wise up (slang) to make or become aware.
worldly-wise having sophisticated knowledge of the world; worldly.