bar·bar·i·an [bahr-bair-ee-uhn] - noun
1. a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized person.
2. a person without culture, refinement, or education; philistine.
3. uncivilized; crude; savage.
The term "barbarian" refers to a person who is perceived to be uncivilized. The word is often used in a general reference to a tribal society viewed as inferior.