World"ling (?), [World + -ling.]

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

A foutre for the world and worldlings base. Shak.

If we consider the expectations of futurity, the worldling gives up the argument. Rogers.

And worldlings blot the temple's gold. Keble.

 

© Webster 1913.

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