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I’d guess that, as with so many other posts, an arts czar’s job would have gone unfilled in the current philistine administration.

We are encouraged to “meet the artisan,” which may have you philistine-ishly reaching for the Doritos.

Lest you think GWS is a snooty Philistine, I'll share that I'm a great lover of old English villages and towns.

Before forty there is yet a chance that the budding ninny may desert, and degenerate into a prig, a Philistine, or a physician.

They are a Philistine remodelling of the Biblical drama, in the same style as his historical pictures.

He may have been a Philistine, as Mr. Symonds calls him, but he was surely a Philistine of genius.

To console themselves for their failure they have invented the word Philistine, which expresses their contempt for the public.

The pressure of Philistine conquest at last forced the Israelites with a common voice to "demand a king."

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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Philistine, such as: barbarian, base, bawdy, blue, common, and crude.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.