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highbrowed

Of or pertaining to heightened intellectualism or superior learning or culture; especially erudite or sophisticated; appealing or suited to highbrows. The film is by no means highbrowed, but it has an intelligent enough story and some compelling characters. After two degrees in literature, Stanley insists on reading only highbrowed books.
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They are high browed, overly dressed sticklers for manners and properness.
Instead, they use the publicity to boost further sales of their work and the works of their fellow artists, in the process removing art from being the talk of the high browed to being the talk of the high street.