English to Xhosa Meaning :: highbrow

Highbrow :
highbrow
- highbrow

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Noun(1) a person of intellectual or erudite tastes
Adjective(1) highly cultured or educated

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(1) Their literature sections are supposedly quite highbrow , but they still have lots of popular stuff.(2) So, if you thought ‘Ulysses’ was only for highbrow academics, come along and be prepared to be pleasantly surprised!(3) There are lots of people trying to dumb down, trying to make highbrow stuff more real, more visceral.(4) Although the ballet may not receive great acclaim from highbrow ballet lovers, it has had 6,000 performances overseas and organizers are confident Chinese audiences will respond warmly.(5) I think that artists and the cultural sector can often seem unnecessarily highbrow .(6) He has inexpensive tastes, even if he likes highbrow culture, and has the common touch.(7) This year, the ceremony was broadcast live on arts channel BBC4, a channel so highbrow it has about six viewers.(8) Woke up this morning to a very highbrow debate on Radio National between George Monbiot, Christopher Hitchens and Lewis Lapham on the death of the Left.(9) It certainly isn't that we are particularly highbrow - I love intellectual stuff, but also Friends, chick lit and most films with Meg Ryan in.(10) I hate this attitude that classical music or the arts have to be highbrow .(11) Philippe Garrel is also one of those figures: a director with fanatic followers in the most highbrow circles of film criticism.(12) Now a series of reports questioning his ability to deliver highbrow culture into the establishment may have damaged his reputation.(13) The content, however, seems less highbrow than one might have feared.(14) I was going to say that it is not the type of book that I would normally have much time for, because it is published by Bloomsbury, and their stuff is usually a bit highbrow for me.(15) This sort of evening is not for highbrow music lovers, but for people who enjoy listening to ‘normal’ Christmas carols.(16) People who think that he should make the International Festival more populist, as opposed to highbrow , have clearly missed the point.
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(1) highbrow ::
highbrow
Synonyms
Adjective
1. intellectual ::
yengqondo
2. scholarly ::
wezazi
3. bookish ::
bookish
4. well-read ::
kakuhle ukufunda
5. literary ::
nokubhala
6. cultured ::
cultured
7. academic ::
ezifundweni
9. lettered ::
ngonobumba
10. sophisticated ::
bazi
11. erudite ::
eyayifunde
12. learned ::
bafunda
13. cerebral ::
palsy
14. brainy ::
Brainy
15. egghead ::
egghead
16. inkhorn ::
yophondo
Noun
17. intellectual ::
yengqondo
18. scholar ::
isazi
19. academic ::
ezifundweni
20. bluestocking ::
bluestocking
21. bookish person ::
umntu bookish
23. egghead ::
egghead
24. brain ::
ubuchopho
25. bookworm ::
bookworm
26. brainiac ::
brainiac
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