One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘innovatory art had a small, mostly highbrow following’
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
1‘highbrows who squirm when they hear popular music’
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
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