Synonyms of highbrow in English:

highbrow


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adjective

1‘innovatory art had a small, mostly highbrow following’

SYNONYMS

intellectual, scholarly, bookish, cultured, cultivated, academic, educated, studious, serious, donnish, bluestocking, well read, widely read, well informed, sophisticated, erudite, learned

informal brainy, egghead

archaic lettered, clerkly

ANTONYMS

lowbrow, unsophisticated


noun

1‘highbrows who squirm when they hear popular music’

SYNONYMS

intellectual, scholar, academic, bluestocking, bookish person, man of letters, woman of letters, don, thinker, pedant

informal egghead, brain, bookworm

British informal brainbox, boffin

North American informal brainiac, rocket scientist, Brahmin

ANTONYMS

lowbrow, philistine