(fil'u-stēn", -stīn", fi-lis'tin, -tēn),
—n. 1. (sometimes cap.) a person who is lacking in or hostile or smugly indifferent to cultural values, intellectual pursuits, aesthetic refinement, etc., or is contentedly commonplace in ideas and tastes. 2. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of ancient Philistia.
adj.— 1. (sometimes cap.) lacking in or hostile to culture.
2. smugly commonplace or conventional.
3. (cap.) of or belonging to the ancient Philistines.