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n.
1. A member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century B.C.

2. a) a smug, ignorant and normally boureoise classified as being ingnorant or opposed to cultural values
b) one who lacks knowledge in a specific area

adj.
1. of a boorish or barbarous nature
n.
You, sir, are a philistine, a member of the "great unwashed"

adj.
your philistine reputation is known to all
by asc3ndant November 14, 2004

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