Definition of banausic in English:


Line breaks: ban|ausic
Pronunciation: /bəˈnɔːsɪk


1Not operating on an elevated level; mundane: serious discussion of scientific problems was regarded as banausic
More example sentences
  • Harry has recently shut down the comments boxes on his post (as has a certain banausic, irrelevant gnat), and one sees why.
  • But Hari does an excellent job of ripping the banausic frontmen for archaic prejudice to shreds.
  • Of course, the banausic Belichick - at his glibbest - counters: ‘Yeah, everyone complains about my fashion.’
1.1Relating to technical work: his contribution may have been administrative or banausic


mid 19th century: from Greek banausikos 'of or for artisans'.

Definition of banausic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace