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Babbitt

Bab·bitt

Babbitt

 
pronunciation:
bae biht
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the title character and protagonist of Sinclair Lewis's early twentieth-century novel, who is smug, conventional, and resolutely middle-class.
definition 2: (often l.c.) a person who is similar to this character in attitude and outlook; philistine.
derivation: Babbittry (n.)