Synonyms of philistine

Noun


1. philistine, anti-intellectual, lowbrow, plebeian, pleb

usage: a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

2. Philistine, inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller

usage: a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

Adjective


1. Philistine

usage: of or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people

2. anti-intellectual, philistine, nonintellectual (vs. intellectual)

usage: smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values

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