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middlebrow

mid·dle·brow

middlebrow

 
pronunciation:
mI dl braU
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a person who is considered to have very conventional or middle-class tastes or interests, and to be anti-intellectual.
On one visit home from college, she realized her parents were middlebrows who thought foreign films were boring and pretentious.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) of or relating to a person who is a middlebrow (usu. used disparagingly).
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