adjective Date: 1913 of, relating to, or suitable for a person with little taste or intellectual interest <
a lowbrow horror movie
lowbrow noun

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  • lowbrow — [“lobrau] 1. n. a nonintellectual person; an anti intellectual person. □ Some lowbrow came in and made a stink about not being able to find any Gene Autry records. □ Not that Gene Autry is lowbrow. The guy who came in was. 2. mod.… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lowbrow — lowbrowism, n. n. /loh brow /; adj. /loh brow / n. 1. a person who is uninterested, uninvolved, or uneducated in intellectual activities or pursuits. adj. 2. being a lowbrow: that lowbrow idiot. 3. of, pertaining to, or proper to a lowbrow:… …   Universalium

  • lowbrow — [[t]lo͟ʊbraʊ[/t]] also low brow ADJ GRADED If you say that something is lowbrow, you mean that it is easy to understand or appreciate rather than intellectual and is therefore perhaps inferior. His choice of subject matter has been regarded as… …   English dictionary

  • lowbrow — 1. adjective Unsophisticated, not intended for an audience of intelligence, education or culture. The Three Stooges are known for their lowbrow slapstick humor consisting of foolish action for the masses. 2. noun Someone or something of low …   Wiktionary

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