[n. loh-brou; adj. loh-brou]
a person who is uninterested, uninvolved, or uneducated in intellectual activities or pursuits.
being a lowbrow: that lowbrow idiot.
of, pertaining to, or proper to a lowbrow: lowbrow entertainment.

1905–10, Americanism; low1 + brow

lowbrowism, noun
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lowbrow (ˈləʊˌbraʊ)
1.  a person who has uncultivated or nonintellectual tastes
2.  of or characteristic of such a person

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Word Origin & History

"person who is not intellectual," 1902, from low (adj.) + brow. Said to have been coined by humorist Will Irwin. A low brow as a sign of primitive qualities was common in 19c. fiction.
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Cultural Dictionary

lowbrow definition

Unsophisticated, uncultured, vulgar: “My blind date took me to a mud-wrestling match. What a lowbrow evening!”

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Slang Dictionary

lowbrow definition

  1. n.
    a nonintellectual person; an anti-intellectual person. : Some lowbrow came in and made a stink about not being able to find any Gene Autry records.
  2. mod.
    nonintellectual; anti-intellectual. : I like my lowbrow music and my lowbrow friends!
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Example sentences
Colorful sprinkles aren't lowbrow beside sifted cocoa.
Who was lampooned even in it's day for the lowbrow special effects.
The program is a mixture of high-minded politics and lowbrow comedy, with
  earnest but entertaining music in between.
Their dedication to lowbrow fun carried out with top-shelf skills makes them
  seem pretty generous right now.
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