how to pronounce highbrow


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highbrow is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of highbrow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… children it was a highbrow family let's …”

meanings of highbrow


  1. Intellectually stimulating, highly cultured, sophisticated.


  1. A cultured or learned person or thing.

highbrow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word highbrow occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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