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adj. Vulgar
Pretentiously or affectedly artistic.
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It is a very subtle artsy-fartsy way to give the cabin personality without going over the top and losing the Tiguan's essence.
It's a commercial movie,' Bernie told the press, careful not to label it an artsy-fartsy film because his previous movie was not finished, as the producer found it, well, artsy-fartsy.
And do you know,' Abdul retorted, 'I've never met such an artsy-fartsy, up-hisown-***, whining little gob-*** like you in all my life
Schmidt tries to mingle with the art majors, but even with the politically correct artsy-fartsy intellectuals he seems to be having a hard time being accepted.
Arsenal travel to Hull, your 2017 UK City of Culture - an honour wrestled from the artsy-fartsy clutches of Leicester, the city that gave the world Showaddywaddy.
I go through phases with artsy-fartsy shit, just like the music phases that people go through.
On the surface, it seems to be the year of bigger, more audience-friendly pictures, the triumph of the Hollywood majors over the artsy-fartsy indies.
Even if you're not from the artsy-fartsy community.
There are also a number of artsy-fartsy photos, framed and unframed, from $199-$799.