noun high·brow \-ˌbra\

Definition of HIGHBROW

:  a person who possesses or has pretensions to superior learning or culture
highbrow adjective
high·browed \-ˌbrad\ adjective
high·brow·ism \-ˌbra-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Examples of HIGHBROW

  1. <guests at her elegant dinner parties are a mix of the city's highbrows and captains of industry>

First Known Use of HIGHBROW

circa 1903
HIGHBROWED Defined for Kids


noun high·brow \ˈhī-ˌbra\

Definition of HIGHBROW for Kids

:  a person of great learning or culture


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