In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(tastes) de intelectual(music/art) para intelectuales
- There are lots of people trying to dumb down, trying to make highbrow stuff more real, more visceral.
- 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.
- He has inexpensive tastes, even if he likes highbrow culture, and has the common touch.
- Now a series of reports questioning his ability to deliver highbrow culture into the establishment may have damaged his reputation.
- People who think that he should make the International Festival more populist, as opposed to highbrow, have clearly missed the point.
- I think that artists and the cultural sector can often seem unnecessarily highbrow.
- 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.
- This sort of evening is not for highbrow music lovers, but for people who enjoy listening to ‘normal’ Christmas carols.
- That's obviously too highbrow a concept for them to comprehend.
- With all due respect the Yeats Summer School is a bit highbrow, appeals only to the few, and is generally regarded as a tourist attraction.
- This year, the ceremony was broadcast live on arts channel BBC4, a channel so highbrow it has about six viewers.
- In the decades that followed, it developed as a popular alternative to a highbrow arts festival: a jamboree of artistic experiment and innovation.
- So, if you thought ‘Ulysses’ was only for highbrow academics, come along and be prepared to be pleasantly surprised!
- But I'd have to say the blogosphere and Internet has given City Journal, a pretty highbrow magazine overflowing with thoughtful, long essays, a lot more readers.
- Philippe Garrel is also one of those figures: a director with fanatic followers in the most highbrow circles of film criticism.
- The content, however, seems less highbrow than one might have feared.
- 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.
- 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.
- I hate this attitude that classical music or the arts have to be highbrow.
- Their literature sections are supposedly quite highbrow, but they still have lots of popular stuff.
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