Translation of "philistine" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈfɪl.ɪ.staɪn/ us /ˈfɪl.ɪ.stiːn/ disapproving

a person who refuses to see the beauty or the value of art or culture

filisteo, -a, ignorante
I wouldn’t have expected them to enjoy a film of that quality anyway – they’re just a bunch of philistines!


noun uk /ˈfɪl.ɪ.staɪn/ us /ˈfɪl.ɪ.stiːn/

one of a race of people who lived in the area near the coast of the southeast Mediterranean in ancient times and were often at war with the Israelites

filisteo, -a

(Translation of “philistine” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)