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Philistine

Phi`lis´tine
n.1.A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine.
2.A bailiff.
3.A person deficient in liberal culture and refinement; one without appreciation of the nobler aspirations and sentiments of humanity; one whose scope is limited to selfish and material interests.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the Philistines.
2.Uncultured; commonplace.
Noun1.Philistinephilistine - a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
Synonyms: lowbrow
2.Philistine - a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient philistia around the 12th century BC
Adj.1.Philistine - of or relatin to ancient Philistia or the the culture of the Philistines
2.philistine - smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
Babbitt, Boeotian, barbarian, boeotian, boob, boor, boorish, boring, bourgeois, capitalist, clown, commercial, commonplace, crass, dull, ignoramus, lout, lowbrow, materialist, materialistic, middlebrow, narrow-minded, prosaic, tasteless, uncultivated, uncultured, uneducated, unenlightened, unlearned, unlettered, unread, unrefined, untutored, vulgarian, yahoo
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