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Definition 1: a person of intellectual or erudite tastes - [noun denoting person]

(highbrow is a kind of ...) a person who uses the mind creatively

Definition 2: highly cultured or educated - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where highbrow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • highbrow events such as the ballet or opera
  • a highbrowed literary critic

Synonyms for highbrow in the sense of this definition

(highbrow is similar to ...) appealing to or using the intellect

"satire is an intellectual weapon" "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor" "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people" "coldly intellectual" "sort of the intellectual type" "intellectual literature"

(highbrow is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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