culture vulture

culture vulture
`culture ,vulture noun count INFORMAL
someone who is very interested in music, literature, and other arts. This word shows that you think people like this are annoying or not sincere.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • culture vulture — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person who is an avid cultural sightseer, one who seeks out cultural opportunities ostentatiously, such as going to the opera or seeing every museum in a town visited, and brags about it. * /Aunt Mathilda is a regular… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • culture vulture — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person who is an avid cultural sightseer, one who seeks out cultural opportunities ostentatiously, such as going to the opera or seeing every museum in a town visited, and brags about it. * /Aunt Mathilda is a regular… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • culture vulture — ☆ culture vulture n. Slang a person who professes great interest in culture and the arts …   English World dictionary

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  • culture vulture — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms culture vulture : singular culture vulture plural culture vultures informal showing disapproval someone who is very interested in music, literature, and other arts. This word shows that you think people like… …   English dictionary

  • culture vulture — Slang. a person with an excessive or pretentious interest in the arts. [1945 50] * * * ˈculture vulture 7 [culture vulture] noun (humorous) a person who is very interested in serious art, music, literature, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • culture-vulture — 1. n. an avid supporter of the arts. □ A gaggle of culture vultures gawked its way into the gallery. □ Many culture vultures seem to be long on enthusiasm and short on taste. 2. n. someone who exploits the arts for monetary gain. □ Mr. Babbit, a… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • culture vulture — noun A person with a rapacious, possibly forced, interest in the arts. ...we can see that this is a man of the living theatre who was not interested in a culture vulture audience …   Wiktionary

  • culture\ vulture — noun slang informal A person who is an avid cultural sightseer, one who seeks out cultural opportunities ostentatiously, such as going to the opera or seeing every museum in a town visited, and brags about it. Aunt Mathilda is a regular culture… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Culture Vulture (album) — Culture Vulture EP by Jesus Jones Released April 19, 2004 …   Wikipedia

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