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1.
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, Nickleback, Limp Bizkit or rap/Hip Hop 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, golf, Hunting and Fishing, and tend to drive gas guzzling vehicles like SUVs and Extended cab Pickup Trucks. They are the fuel behind reality television. They love ATVs and all the damage they cause to the land. They could care less about the environment, only recycle if they feel a significant profit is to be made, and think that by keeping everything cut (grass, brush etc, ignorant of the fact that the plants that they are leaving are invasive) and throwing everything in the trash that they are helping the environment.
They are ignorant of geography and will generalize an entire region under the identity of a single city eg Paramount's King's Island being in "Cincinnati", Disney World being in "Orlando", Coral Castle being in "Miami" and Tybee Island being in "Savannah".
No capability of thinking outside the box or any other sort of critical thinking for that matter.
The United States is domminated by Philistines.
by Miskatonic Jack 2 October 23, 2006
 
2.
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
 
3.
someone who doesn't care about books and interesting films and things
Your mother's brother Ned is also a philistine.
by Charles. M. July 02, 2009
 
4.
A smugly ignorant person with no appreciation of intellectual or artistic matters.
The creationist christian VenomFangX on Youtube is a great example of a philistine.
by Judo JoJo Junior Shabadoo May 16, 2009
 
5.
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
by renton August 22, 2004
 
6.
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
by Snarfy June 07, 2009
 
7.
Someone who doesn't care about books and interesting films and things. No culture. .
"This all-inclusive resort is full of philistines. In the yoga class, no one can even touch their toes.
by miamimaria December 19, 2013