Synonyms of philistine in English:



  • she was no philistine, but an artist herself
  • adjective

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  • a philistine effort to destroy culture
    crass, tasteless, uncultured, uncultivated, uneducated, untutored, unenlightened, unread, commercial, materialist, bourgeois, unsophisticated, unrefined; boorish, barbarian, barbarous, barbaric, primitive, savage, brutish, loutish, oafish, uncivilized, uncouth, vulgar, coarse, rough
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    Word of the day apposite
    Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
    apt in the circumstances or relation to something