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Synonyms for highbrow

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appealing to or engaging the intellect

Synonyms for highbrow

a person of intellectual or erudite tastes

highly cultured or educated

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VENICE: Highbrow trumped Hollywood at the Venice film festival this year, with Russian director Alexander Sokurov's demanding German-language "Faust" taking top prize while Roman Polanski and George Clooney were overlooked.
REALITY show The Only Way Is Essex is up against highbrow hits including costume drama Downton Abbey for a top TV award.
Is one not allowed to play opera for audience amusement, must it always be so highbrow that the man in the street will be excluded?
New York Nights: Writing, Producing, and Performing in Gotham" explores the career and life of Nick Catalano, a man who has worked with countless comedians and musicians throughout his career from the highbrow works of Duke Ellington to the not-so-highbrow exploits of Jerry Seinfeld.
Highbrow goings on are afoot at Sainsbury's in south London this month, with offbeat drama troupe Teatro Vivo recreating Shakespeare's Sonnet 91.
MELVYNB ragg has sometimes been a figure of fun - not least because of his Spitting Image puppet - but we shouldn't underestimate his contribution to arts and culture, both populist and highbrow.
The fans at Stockport County are a bit more highbrow than that, and they have launched groundforapound.
And, culture and arts appreciation is not just for the highbrow.
The worry - from outside - was that the city was not highbrow enough.
The animals' homespun style lifts them out of Jeff Koons's center of gravity (which may rightly be cast as sincere), placing Zaiser's work closer to folk art and craft, a style free from the highbrow flirting with lowbrow forms that make Mike Kelley's "hobby" projects paradoxical.
GOOD EVENING, HAND TOOL DEVOTEES, WELCOME TO ANOTHER EXCEEDINGLY STUFFY EPISODE OF HIGHBROW HAND TOOL THEATRE.
Whether those merit the price of the book and all the highbrow verbiage that goes before, however, is an open question.
The crucial move in Cuddy-Keane's book is an uncoupling of the term highbrow from its associations with 'upper class'.
Traders of these antiquities are really nothing more than highbrow fences, according to Atwood In some cases, the thieves act as agents for collectors seeking particular objects.
55pm T1 Highbrow Dawn (not Prince Of Joker), T2 Elldan Lady (not Wagga Sunday), T3 Monaco Jet (not Elldan Lady), T4 Summertime Bay (not Monaco Jet); 8.