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Overview of noun philistine

The noun philistine has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. philistine, anti-intellectual, lowbrow

(a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits)

2. Philistine

(a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC)


Overview of adj philistine

The adj philistine has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Philistine

(of or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people)

2. anti-intellectual, philistine

(smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values)

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