culture vulture


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culture vulture

n. Informal
A person with an avid or ostentatious interest in the arts.
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culture vulture

n
informal a person considered to be excessively, and often pretentiously, interested in the arts
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cul′ture vul`ture


n.
Informal.
a person who shows an extravagant or pretentious interest in the arts.
[1945–50]
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