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English definition of “highbrow”

highbrow

adjective uk   /ˈhaɪ.braʊ/ mainly disapproving us  
(of books, plays, etc.) involving serious and complicated or artistic ideas, or (of people) interested in serious and complicated subjects Art and cultureIntelligencePerceptive
highbrow
noun [C] uk   us  
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