- The definition of culture vulture is slang for a person with a serious interest in arts and culture.
An example of a culture vulture is an individual who visits art museums daily.
culture vulture definition by Webster's New World
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Slang a person who professes great interest in culture and the arts
culture vulture - Phrases/Idioms
An individual with a consuming or excessive interest in the arts. For example, A relentless culture vulture, she dragged her children to every museum in town. This slangy term may have been originated by Ogden Nash, who wrote: “There is a vulture Who circles above The carcass of culture” (Free Wheeling, 1931). [1940s]