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highbrow

adjective

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highbrow

noun

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a person with strong intellectual interests
  • guests at her elegant dinner parties are a mix of the city's highbrows and captains of industry

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The first known use of highbrow was in 1898

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“Highbrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/highbrow. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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