HyperDic: philistine

English > 4 senses of the word Philistine / philistine:
NOUNperson philistine, anti-intellectual, lowbrowa person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
person Philistinea member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
ADJECTIVEpertPhilistineof or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people
allphilistine, anti-intellectualsmug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
Philistine / philistine > pronunciation
Soundsfih'lahstiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > Philistine: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people.
NounsPhilistiaan ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt
Philistinea member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
English > philistine: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsmug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values.
Synonymanti-intellectual
Broadernonintellectualnot intellectual
Spanishantiintelectual, filisteo
Nounsphilistinea person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
English > philistine: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits.
Synonymsanti-intellectual, lowbrow
Broaderplebeian, plebOne of the common people
Spanishfilistea, filisteo, inculto
Catalanfilisteu, inculte
Adjectivesphilistinesmug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
English > Philistine: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC.
Broaderinhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indwellerA person who inhabits a particular place
Spanishfilisteo
AdjectivesPhilistineof or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people

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