To say that someone is wiser than someone else is to say that they are more experienced or know more than that person.

  • He is wiser than his younger brother, because he has more experience.

  • She is wiser than her older sister, because she knows more about the world.

Definition of wiser


Showing good judgement or the benefit of experience.




Aware, informed.

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Example Sentences for wiser

  • 1

    They are the wise and the smart.

  • 2

    It is an epithet of the learned and wise.

  • 3

    He is wise and prescient.

  • 4

    Elders are the wise and the old of the village.

  • 5

    The candle of the wise in this darkness of sorrow.

  • 6

    They thought it is not wise to disburse lavishly.

  • 7

    I promise to be prudent, wise and sagacious.

  • 8

    She dealt with the poser pretty wisely.

  • 9

    He was a wise legislator and a good diplomatist.

  • 10

    The villagers are proud of their resourceful wise man.