noun plural Etymology: 1culture + -ati (as in literati) Date: 1964 people intensely interested in cultural affairs

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  • culturati — /kul cheuh rah tee, ray tuy/, people deeply interested in cultural and artistic matters. [1970 75; CULTURE + ati, patterned on LITERATI] * * * …   Universalium

  • culturati — noun Well educated people who are interested in cultural activities …   Wiktionary

  • culturati — [ˌkʌltʃə rα:ti] plural noun well educated people who appreciate the arts. Origin 1980s: blend of culture and literati …   English new terms dictionary

  • culturati — cul·tur·a·ti …   English syllables

  • culturati — cul•tu•ra•ti [[t]ˌkʌl tʃəˈrɑ ti, ˈreɪ taɪ[/t]] n. pl. cvb people deeply interested in cultural matters • Etymology: 1970–75; culture+ ati, patterned on literati …   From formal English to slang

  • culturati — noun people interested in culture and cultural activities • Hypernyms: ↑intelligentsia, ↑clerisy …   Useful english dictionary

  • clerisy — noun an educated and intellectual elite • Syn: ↑intelligentsia • Hypernyms: ↑elite, ↑elite group • Hyponyms: ↑culturati, ↑literati …   Useful english dictionary

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