On the other hand Steve the wigger considered himself a thug but was raised in a fairly rich, high class neighbourhood. He wasn't street wise and when he needed to walk through the projects he was so afraid he almost shit his pants and took a cab home instead.
2. (Derogatory) (To be said of a stupid person) To know what street one lives on.
2. Matt's not completely stupid, at least he's streetwise.
person 2: you know, streetwise cat!
person 1: ooooh, i know who you're talking about now