Synonyms of philistine in English:

philistine


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See Spanish definition of ignorante

noun

1‘she was no philistine, but an artist herself’

SYNONYMS
lowbrow, anti-intellectual, materialist, bourgeois
boor, ignoramus, lout, oaf, barbarian, primitive, savage, brute, yahoo, vulgarian

adjective

1‘a philistine effort to destroy culture’

SYNONYMS
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