noun mid·cult \ˈmidˌkəlt\

Definition of midcult



  1. :  the artistic and intellectual culture that is neither highbrow culture nor lowbrow culture :  middlebrow culture

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Origin and Etymology of midcult

middlebrow culture

First Known Use: 1960

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a brief usually trivial fact

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