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Definition of "anti-intellectual" [anti-intellectual]

  • Opposed or hostile to intellectuals or intellectual views. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anti-intellectual" in a sentence
  • "As your nation flushes itself down the toilet Scott, it will be turds like you who scream that it was the lesbian multiculturalists wot did it - when it is the rampant stupidity and anti-intellectual screeds of people like yourself and Glen Beck that had their hand on the flush button."
  • "Not only is Bachmann a fan of creationism and its anti-intellectual offshoot, intelligent design, she's made some outlandish claims about the pseudoscientific subject."
  • ""I think standardized tests at the collegiate level are anti-intellectual," said Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University."