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worldling

[wurld-ling] /ˈwɜrld lɪŋ/
noun
1.
a person devoted to the interests and pleasures of this world; a worldly person.
Origin of worldling
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; world + -ling1
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worldling

/ˈwɜːldlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a person who is primarily concerned with worldly matters or material things
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