Definitions

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  • adj. highly cultured or educated

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Remember, the fish don't give a hoot about all the highbrowed intellectual talk concerning flyfishing.

    I'm a college student who wants to get into fly fishing. Is there quality equipment out there that won't break my small bank?

  • Hard-boiled Dreams of the World, winner of the cerebral, intellectually appealing, mentally engrossing and reasonably highbrowed Thinking Blogger Award!

    Thinking Blogger Awards

  • No more discussions of art with an arrogant, highbrowed snob who could not resist falling into full lecture mode at the drop of a museum catalog.

    Sharp Edges

  • He had never liked the highbrowed, affected, arty type, anyway.

    Sharp Edges

  • I believe you agreed with me at the time and later went on to imply that you thought I was an arrogant, condescending, highbrowed snob.

    Sharp Edges

  • He was highbrowed and handsome, with a thin wisp of beard and a tiny moustache.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • So argued the highbrowed philosophers of Greece and

    The Vital Message

  • But even as the House brandished the ax, a highbrowed, heavy-jowled Congressman from South

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Some of its highbrowed leaders haggled over its future, hurled accusations at one another, hauled one another to court, and accused PR of hypocrisy.

    mental jog

  • How ironic, in the light of these highbrowed attacks, that, according to numerous news accounts, residents of the slums of Mumbai celebrated the triumph of Danny Boyle's movie at the Oscars as their own.

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