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adj. art·si·er, art·si·est Informal
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(ˈɑr ti)

also artsy

adj. art•i•er, art•i•est.
characterized by a pretentious display of artistic interest or style.
art′i•ness, n.


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[ˈɑːrtsi] adj [person] → qui se donne le genre artiste; [film, photograph] → de style artiste prétentieux
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