Definition of philistines


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • philistines is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • philistines is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of philistines

  • a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. anti-intellectual
    2. lowbrow

  • smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. anti-intellectual

  • a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC (noun)

  • of or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people ()

See definition of philistines in Merriam Webster