Simple Definition of lowbrow
: not interested in serious art, literature, ideas, etc. : relating to or intended for people who are not interested in serious art, literature, ideas, etc.
Full Definition of lowbrow
: of, relating to, or suitable for a person with little taste or intellectual interest <a lowbrow horror movie>
Examples of lowbrow in a sentence
The movie's humor is clearly meant for a lowbrow audience.
<at office gatherings his lowbrow humor often embarrassed his coworkers>
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