highbrowism
noun see highbrow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • highbrowism — See highbrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • highbrowism — high·brow·ism …   English syllables

  • highbrowism — ˈhīˌbrau̇ˌizəm noun ( s) : the state of mind associated with a highbrow : self conscious intellectual superiority : intellectualism * * * highˈbrowism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • highbrow — highbrowism, n. /huy brow /, n. 1. a person of superior intellectual interests and tastes. 2. a person with intellectual or cultural pretensions; intellectual snob. 3. the crestfish. adj. 4. Also, highbrowed. of, pertaining to, or characteristic… …   Universalium

  • highbrow — noun Date: circa 1903 a person who possesses or has pretensions to superior learning or culture • highbrow adjective • highbrowed adjective • highbrowism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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