Definition of highbrow adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhaɪbraʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪbraʊ//
(sometimes disapproving) Clever, Describing art
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concerned with or interested in serious artistic or cultural ideas synonym intellectual highbrow newspapers highbrow readers Highbrow critics generally disapprove of this type of novel. The journal is aimed at a highbrow readership. opposite lowbrow compare middlebrow See related entries: Clever, Describing art