midcult

noun
mid·cult | \ ˈmidˌkəlt \
plural -s

Definition of midcult 

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

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First Known Use of midcult

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for midcult

middlebrow culture

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