Pronunciation: (an"tē-in"tl-ek'chOO-ul, an"tī-),[key] —n. 1. a person opposed to or hostile toward intellectuals and the modern academic, artistic, social, religious, and other theories associated with them.
2. a person who believes that intellect and reason are less important than actions and emotions in solving practical problems and understanding reality.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of anti-intellectuals or their beliefs. Also,an"ti-in"tel•lec'tu•al•ist.