philistine

  1. a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
  2. a non-Semitic inhabitant of ancient Philistia

Philistine

• (n.) A person deficient in liberal culture and refinement; one without appreciation of the nobler aspirations and sentiments of humanity; one whose scope is limited to selfish and material interests. • (n.) A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine. • (n.) A bailiff. • (a.) Uncultured...
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Philistine

(from the article `Europe, history of`) ...The barrier was far more insurmountable than mere ignorance or illiteracy, and it was cutting off not just the populace but also—to use Arnold`s ...
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philistine

1. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine. ... 2. A bailiff. ... 3. A person deficient in liberal culture and refinement; one without appreciation of the nobler aspirations and sentiments of humanity; one whose scope is limited to selfish and material interests. ... Origin: L. Philistinus, Heb. Phlishth...
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philistine

lowbrow noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
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Philistine

adjective of or relating to ancient Philistia or the culture of the Philistines
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Philistine

Phi·lis'tine noun [ Latin Philistinus , Hebrew Phlishthī , plural Phlishthīm .] 1. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine. 2. A bailiff. [ Cant, Eng.] [ Obsolete] Swift. 3. A person defi...
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philistine

a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge 
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philistine

materialistic in outlook; uncultured
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Philistine

Member of a seafaring people of non-Semitic origin who founded city-states on the Palestinian coastal plain in the 12th century BC, adopting a Semitic language and religion. They were at war...
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Philistine

Member of a seafaring people of non-Semitic origin who founded city-states on the Palestinian coastal plain in the 12th century BC, adopting a Semitic language and religion
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Philistine

one of a people of Aegean origin who settled on the southern coast of Palestine in the 12th century , about the time of the arrival of the ... [15 related articles]
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Philistine

Philistine 1. A smug, ignorant, especially middle-class person who is regarded as being indifferent or antagonistic to artistic and cultural values. 2. One who lacks knowledge in a specific area. 3. Boorish; barbarous.
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Philistine

Philistine was old Norfolk slang for an earwig; a bug or insect.
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Philistine

[n] - a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits 2. [n] - a non-Semitic inhabitant of ancient Philistia
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