lowbrow


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Synonyms for lowbrow

Synonyms for lowbrow

a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes

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It is not authentic Japanese but it is yummy,' said Charles Paw, who cofounded the Lowbrow group with designer Dwight Co, who oversees operations, design, product development and marketing.
A second theme that emerges in the first section of Movies, Moves and Music is a questioning of the highbrow and lowbrow cultural categories of dance enacted in teen dance films.
In 2000, following the examples of 'highbrow' and 'lowbrow', John Seabrook, an American scholar, coined 'nobrow' to signify certain contemporary cultural qualities that are neither highbrow nor lowbrow.
For their late-night feast, Hayley Bloomingdale, communications manager for luxury fashion label Moda Operandi, believes that Markle will serve "lowbrow" and greasy food.
Whoever heard of the President of the United States stooping to such lowbrow tactics?
As early as 2005, Swirski published an introductory study From Lowbrow to Nobrow (2005) by virtue of which he cleared once and for all the way for his coming series of studies on political or other genre fiction.
So we've been drinking beer for 10,000 years or so, but did you realize that, in spite of its lowbrow reputation, beer is one of the most complex and difficult to make beverages of all?
Zines, which show a full spectrum of highbrow and lowbrow printing methods, are self-published material that are handmade, then photocopied.
But she retains her playful, slapstick charm no matter how high- or lowbrow the venue.
Robert De Niro's latest lowbrow comedy is being called the worst film of the year - presumably by people who haven't seen Ride Along 2.
His character serves the same function within the film as well, taking what could have been a broad yet sweetly believable comic meditation on cross-cultural middle-aged romance, and dragging it down with flatly staged, sometimes downright Infantile lowbrow antics.
Darn, you tell these folks, you don't like Hollywood's putative lowbrow taste in cinematic art, well then, watch the Oscars every year at least for the dazzling fashion statement displayed there by its well-dressed and well-groomed folks, if nothing else.
Why do any of us speak of comic books as lowbrow, Proust as highbrow?
The unclothed human body is simultaneously the most highbrow and lowbrow artistic subject on the planet--Michelangelo loved the nude, but so does the guy behind Girls Gone Wild.
Some judges noted that there was no legal distinction between "highbrow dance and lowbrow dance", and the case raised "significant constitutional problems."