Thesaurus

philistine

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of philistine

  1. a person who is chiefly interested in material comfort and is hostile or indifferent to art and culture the town's philistines who think that spending on the arts is a waste of taxpayers' money Synonyms of philistine lowbrow, materialist Words Related to philistine Babbitt; capitalist, plutocrat; bastard, boob, boor, bounder, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], fink, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, rat, rat fink, rotter, scum, scumbag [slang] Near Antonyms of philistine highbrow; middlebrow; egghead, intellectual, sage, thinker; brain, genius



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up philistine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an inference not connected logically

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!