no-brow

no-brow

1. adjective Having absolutely no value in terms of culture, quality, or intelligence; below lowbrow. The film is so vulgar, so thoroughly enamored with its own despicable filth, that it isn't even lowbrow—it's no-brow. The play is just one no-brow sex joke after another.
2. adjective A person who consumes and enjoys media of this caliber or description. Rundown places like this one attract the no-brows crawling out of the woodwork of the city.

no-brow

n. a stupid person. (Patterned on lowbrow.) Sam is a complete no-brow. No culture, no sense of style, and no money.
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His horizons shifted many years ago Beyond the safeguards of his Pennine home His no-brow verse appealed to many who Had until then viewed life in monochrome.
Helmer Stephan Elliott boldly goes where almost no one wanted him to go again toward "Welcome to WoopWoop's" no-brow scatology while "Death at a Funeral" scribe Dean Craig recycles that hit's ideas in "A Few Best Men," the kind of bottom-feeding yuckfest where a character's slip in dog poo within the first minutes sets the tenor for the next 90 or so.
We can't all be gifted auteurs, and it's difficult to imagine that this presentation was really designed to instantiate a no-brow populist school of cinema.
Especially useful is Diffrient's observation that such "high brow" programs as 1940s House have much in common with "no-brow" ones like Big Brother or Extreme Makeover, tapping into current cultural trends and unscripted moments of confession and chaos.
'I'm a classic no-brow. It doesn't matter to me whether it's Chaucer or the Sex Pistols'
Add "FBI--Freakis Buscan Incordiar," where lantern-jawed fascists whump the hell out of physical freaks, and three of this year's Spanish top 10 are low- to no-brow comedies.
The Guide to Shopping historicizes our (ever more homogenized) no-brow brandscape as it channels its performative shtick.