Definition of Low Culture
(noun) A form of popular culture that has mass appeal.
Low Culture Pronunciation
Syllabification: low cul·ture
- American English – /lOH kUHl-chuhr/
- British English – /lOH kUHl-chuh/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /loʊ ˈkʌlʧər/
- British English – /ləʊ ˈkʌlʧə/
- Plural: low cultures
- Often synonymous with popular culture and viewed in contrast to high culture.
- A type of culture.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “low culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
low culture. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “low culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 3, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“low culture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/low-culture/>.