Definition of high-browed in US English:

high-browed

adjective

  • 1Having a high forehead, with a relatively large distance between the eyes and the hairline or top of the head.

  • 2Figurative informal (originally and chiefly US). = "highbrow".

noun

  • Treated as plural. With the. Intellectually or culturally superior people as a class.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in George Chapman (?1560–1634), poet and playwright. From high + browed.

Pronunciation

high-browed

/ˈhʌɪbraʊd/