Meaning of mid-brow in English:

mid-brow

Pronunciation /mɪdˈbraʊ/

noun

  • 1The middle of a person's brow.

  • 2Middlebrow.

adjective

  • Middlebrow.

adverb

  • On the middle of a person's brow.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in James Joyce (1882–1941), writer. From mid + brow. Compare earlier highbrow [noun], lowbrow [adjective].