Philistinism Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Philistinism


  1. Babbitt anti-intellectual, bourgeois conformist. [Am. Lit.: Babbitt]
  2. Grand Hotel pictures European bourgeoisie in Berlin between wars. [Ger. Lit.: Grand Hotel]
  3. Philistines perennial rivals of Israel in Biblical times; looked upon as uncultured by Israelites. [Jewish Hist.: NCE, 2132]