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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Philistine Philistine adj 1: of or relatin to ancient Philistia or the the culture of the Philistines 2: smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values [syn: anti-intellectual] n 1: a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits [syn: lowbrow] 2: a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient philistia around the 12th century BC
English → English (gcide) Definition: Philistine Philistine \Phi*lis"tine\, n. [L. Philistinus, Heb. Phlishth[=i], pl. Phlishth[=i]m.] 1. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine. [1913 Webster] 2. A bailiff. [Cant, Eng.] [Obs.] --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. A person deficient in liberal culture and refinement; one without appreciation of the nobler aspirations and sentiments of humanity; one whose scope is limited to selfish and material interests. [Recent] --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Philistine \Phi*lis"tine\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the Philistines. [1913 Webster] 2. Uncultured; commonplace. [1913 Webster]


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