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low·brow

 (lō′brou′)
n.
One having uncultivated tastes.
adj. also low·browed (-broud′)
Uncultivated; vulgar.

lowbrow

(ˈləʊˌbraʊ)
n
a person who has uncultivated or nonintellectual tastes
adj
of or characteristic of such a person
ˈlowˌbrowism n

low•brow

(ˈloʊˌbraʊ)
n.
1. a person with little interest in intellect or culture.
adj.
2. characteristic of a lowbrow.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lowbrow - a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuitslowbrow - a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
pleb, plebeian - one of the common people
Adj.1.lowbrow - characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tasteslowbrow - characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes; "lowbrow tastes"
nonintellectual - not intellectual

lowbrow

Translations

lowbrow

[ˈləʊbraʊ]
A. ADJpoco culto
B. Npersona f nada intelectual, persona f de poca cultura

lowbrow

[ˈləʊbraʊ] adjsans prétentions intellectuelleslow-budget [ˌləʊˈbʌdʒɪt] adj [film, project] → à petit budgetlow-cal [ˌləʊˈkæl] adjbasses calories invlow-calorie [ˌləʊˈkæləri] adjbasses calories invlow-cost [ˌləʊˈkɒst] adj [airline, flight, housing] → bon marché invlow-cut [ˌləʊˈkʌt] adj [dress] → décolleté(e)low-down lowdown [ˈləʊdaʊn]
n
to give sb the low-down → mettre qn au courant
He gave me the low-down → Il m'a mis au courant.
to give sb the low-down on sth → mettre qn au courant de qch
adj (= despicable) → mesquin(e)

lowbrow

[ˈləʊˌbraʊ]
1. adj (pej) (person) → poco colto/a; (interests, entertainment) → senza pretese intellettuali
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Any one of those mammoth low-brows at the door could eat him, armour and all.
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The CAC on Wednesday said it had deleted more than 7 million pieces of online information as well as 9,382 mobile apps, and criticised a newsapp run by Tencent for spreading "vulgar and low-brow information.
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To character assassinate a hardworking, driven, achiever like Priyanka Chopra in this warped,petty manner & for @TheCut to publish such a low-brow piece is the lowest of the lows.
THIRTY years after Bruce Willis defied logic and gravity to thwart terrorists in Die Hard, Dwayne Johnson, right, performs similar acts of vertiginous heroism in this high-rise, low-brow adventure.
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Though seemingly crude and low-brow, Hindi Medium does in fact pack a punch, particularly at the so-called 'elitist' segments of society.
It's low-brow stuff, sure, and there's been some genuine hardship in Connell's life.
"And I wanted to capture that feeling in Rome of high culture and low-brow stuff all mixed together."