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ivory–tower

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ivory–tower

  1. very learned or educated but inexperienced in practical matters a large public university that needs as its president not some ivory-tower intellectual but a skilled administrator Synonyms ivory-tower, ivory-towered, ivory-towerishRelated Words cerebral, eggheaded, highbrow, intellectualNear Antonyms astute, canny, clear-sighted, hardheaded, hard-nosed, knowing, sharp, sharp-witted, shrewd, tough-minded


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