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Adjective cosmopolitan has 3 senses
- cosmopolitan, widely distributed - growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"
- cosmopolitan - composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests; "his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
Antonyms: provincial, bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated, insular, parochial, jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, poky, stay-at-home, corn-fed
- cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide - of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
Antonyms: noncomprehensive, incomprehensive (indirect, via comprehensive)