a) a slug
b) someone that hates/doesn't understand physics
Manuel: the centripetal force is pushing me against this wall.
Mr. Soustek: What a philistine. Now you can never shoplift using a Faraday cage.
Philistine = No Culture
A conformist in everything they do. A person who is obsessed with sports, sex (among the High School and College set in particular, but some may not be at all) and Motor vehicles. They listen to whatever everyone else is listening to (especially if it is Country Music
, Classic Rock
, Limp Bizkit
in the case of many younger philistines), wear whatever everyone else is wearing, and avoid anything that is in the least bit unusual, unique, or eccentric. They tend to have little to no use for art, be of limited intelligence, be obsessed with such things as NASCAR
, Hunting and Fishing, and tend to drive gas guzzling
vehicles like SUV
s and Extended cab
Pickup Trucks. They are the fuel behind reality television
. They love ATV
s and all the damage they cause to the land. They could care less about the environment
, only recycle if they feel a sign...
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
1. of a boorish or barbarous nature
You, sir, are a philistine, a member of the "great unwashed"
your philistine reputation is known to all
someone who doesn't care about books and interesting films and things
Your mother's brother Ned is also a philistine.
1.A member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century B.C.
2. Anyone that is considered "uncultured" by the educated elite
Homer Simpson is a philistine
Hannah Montana & billy Joel
every piece of music or word that iscapes that pair of philistines facial orifices, which btw, should be cemented over at the earliest oppertunity