Definition of lowbrow
- a lowbrow horror movie
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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coarse, common, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, insensible, low, lowbred, raffish, rough, rough-hewn, roughneck, rude, rugged, tasteless, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar;
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