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Meaning of WORLDLING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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