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1. Philistine

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

Synonyms

  • dweller
  • habitant
  • indweller
  • denizen

Antonyms

  • inactivation

Etymology

  • Philistinus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Philistine

  • albertine
  • argentine
  • aronstein
  • augustine
  • augustine
  • bartlestein
  • bergstein
  • boeschenstein
  • borenstein
  • brandenstein
  • braunstein
  • brillstein
  • bronstein
  • brownstein
  • buckstein
  • burnstein
  • byzantine
  • carotene
  • clementine
  • constantine

How do you pronounce philistine?

Pronounce philistine as ˈfɪləˌstin.

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2. philistine

noun. ['ˈfɪləˌstiːn'] a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits.

Synonyms

  • plebeian
  • lowbrow
  • anti-intellectual

Antonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • skeptic
  • brainiac

3. philistine

adjective. ['ˈfɪləˌstiːn'] smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values.

Synonyms

  • anti-intellectual

Antonyms

  • noble
  • scholarly
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