Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is absorbed by worldly pursuits and pleasures.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is worldly; one devoted to the affairs and interests of this life.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A person whose soul is set upon gaining temporal possessions; one devoted to this world and its enjoyments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a mundane person, preoccupied with worldly matters rather then spiritual affairs

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an inhabitant of the earth
  • noun a person absorbed by the concerns and interests and pleasures of the present world

Etymologies

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From world +‎ -ling.

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