(sometimes initial capital letter) the intellectual culture intermediate between highbrow and lowbrow; middlebrow culture.


of, relating to, or characteristic of such culture.

Nearby words

  1. midbody,
  2. midbrain,
  3. midcentury modern,
  4. midcourse,
  5. midcourse correction,
  6. midday,
  7. middelburg,
  8. middelmannetjie,
  9. middelskot,
  10. midden

Origin of midcult

1955–60, Americanism; mid(dle-brow) cult(ure); see masscult

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