antiintellectual

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ intellectual

Adjective[edit]

antiintellectual (comparative more antiintellectual, superlative most antiintellectual)

  1. Alternative spelling of anti-intellectual
    • 1990 February 2, John Stevenson, “Reading: After the Bloom Boom”, Chicago Reader:
      This is a traditionally philistine and antiintellectual country.
    • 1993 July 23, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, Chicago Reader:
      Not to encourage antiintellectual behavior, but if she can't avoid being valedictorian any other way, tell her to take a dive on that last physics quiz.