English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lowbrow

Lowbrow :
alledaags
- alledaags

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Noun(1) a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
Adjective(1) characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes

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(1) And it's also a very lowbrow genre, that nobody is really paying attention to.(2) The context has provided a moment of unexpected, lowbrow hilarity.(3) A fan of lowbrow art, she built the fundraiser around the ‘art without canvas’ idea, choosing skate decks as her medium.(4) I wanted people to look beyond what's cool in lowbrow art.(5) But I worked on eight seasons of The Simpsons, and we certainly had our lowbrow jokes.(6) Their show, which comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this month, is a collision between lowbrow Las Vegas dazzle and highbrow European aesthetics.(7) Finding a book with the right combination of highbrow intelligence and lowbrow kicks has gotten nearly impossible.(8) Call me a lowbrow , a philistine if you like, but I wasn't lured to Vienna by any of these.(9) All these golden nuggets of wisdom come from The Reality TV Handbook, a new tome dedicated to the lowbrow television genre that is showing no signs of petering out.(10) Deplorable as this preference may be, it's hardly as deplorable as the gulf which these cultural assumptions themselves created between the lowbrow public and the university-educated art world and artists.(11) Rather than present a biting satirical assailment on religion, I shall present a puerile, lowbrow rant on religion's younger brother, cult worship.(12) Some context: my flatmate was just back from London, I was just back from camping, we wanted two things - beer and a lowbrow action film.(13) Shakespeare in Love had at least 6 fantastic performances, a brilliant screenplay that mixed highbrow and lowbrow humor, and actually had some interesting things to say about love and the creative process.(14) Conventional wisdom has it that kitsch - from the German language for ‘to throw together’ and implying popular or lowbrow taste - should be eschewed by the connoisseur, the lover of fine art.(15) In addition, the award presentation broadcast, long known for its critically panned, lowbrow fare, rambled on almost without a break.(16) It is also true that more people will always be attracted to the passive, easy nature of lowbrow culture than those who will take the time to decipher high culture.
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(1) low-brow ::
lae-brow
Synonyms
Adjective
1. mass-market ::
massamark
2. tabloid ::
poniekoerant
3. popular ::
gewilde
5. lightweight ::
liggewig
6. accessible ::
toeganklik
7. unpretentious ::
pretensieloos
8. uncultured ::
ongekultiveerde
9. unsophisticated ::
ongesofistikeerde
10. trashy ::
waardeloos
12. simplistic ::
simplistiese
14. dumbed-down ::
dumbed-down
Noun
16. anti-intellectual ::
anti-intellektuele
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