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art·y

 (är′tē)
adj. art·i·er, art·i·est Informal
1. Of or relating to artists or the fine arts.
2. Showily or affectedly artistic.

art′i·ly adv.
art′i·ness n.

arty

(ˈɑːtɪ) or

artsy

adj, artier or artiest
informal having an ostentatious or affected interest in or desire to imitate artists or artistic standards
ˈartiness ˈartsiness n

art•y

(ˈɑr ti)

also artsy



adj. art•i•er, art•i•est.
characterized by a pretentious display of artistic interest or style.
[1900–05]
art′i•ness, n.

Arty.

Artillery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.arty - showily imitative of art or artistsarty - showily imitative of art or artists
pretentious - making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"

arty

(Informal)
adjective artistic, arty-farty (informal), arty-crafty (informal) an arty French film

arty

adjective
Informal. Pretentiously artistic:
Informal: artsy-craftsy.
Translations

arty

[ˈɑːtɪ] ADJ [style] → con pretensiones artísticas, seudoartístico; [clothing] → afectado, extravagante; [person] → de gusto muy afectado, que se las da de muy artista
she looks arty; she is arty-lookingtiene pinta de cultureta

arty

[ˈɑːrti] adj (= artsy) [person] → qui se donne le genre artiste; [film, photograph] → de style artiste prétentieux
Didn't you find her a little bit too arty? → Tu n'as pas trouvé qu'elle se donne un peu trop le genre artiste?
an arty French film → un film français de style artiste prétentieux

arty

adj (+er) (inf)Künstler-; type also, tie, clothesverrückt (inf); personauf Künstler machend (pej); decoration, styleauf Kunst gemacht (inf); film, novelgeschmäcklerisch; he was more of an arty type than his brotherer war mehr ein Künstlertyp als sein Bruder; she’s in publishing/the theatre — oh yes, I knew it was something artysie arbeitet im Verlag/Theater — ach ja, ich wusste doch, dass es etwas Künstlerisches war

arty

[ˈɑːtɪ] adj arty typespseudo artisti mpl
References in classic literature ?
Charlie Sloane dared Arty Gillis to jump over it, and Arty did because he wouldn't take a dare.
'Appears to be rather a 'arty old cock, too,' said Mr Wegg, as before; 'Good morning to YOU, sir.'
The illustrations are bold and brightly coloured with strong black outlines, coloured contrasting frames around the pages, clear font, quirky details to pore over and Arty himself, who stares out of the pages with a slightly bemused expression.
"Our chances were less than slim, so our son was a true miracle!" The Arty Mammy exhibition was organised by Kirstie Murray to encourage mums to come forward and showcase their art skills.
Go Arty's regular gift vouchers are available in different values ranging from $50 to $1000, and can be used to buy any products available online or in the Gallery.
The small form-factor ARTY board supports multiple expansion capabilities by having Arduino compatible and chipKIT IDE header connectors, along with four Digilent Pmod compatible headers.
It also sounds extremely similar to 'Rebound,' a dance track produced by Zo and Arty.
The characters are also original: Arty, the investigator, is not a private detective but a genealogist, and is also transgendered, something that's revealed through his interactions with Helen.
Pop star Lady Gaga has shown that celeb nudity can be arty rather than tacky after unveiling her nude billboard for her fragrance, Fame.
In one shot prowling Ola, 28, crawls towards the camera and in another she ditches her clothes for an arty black and white photo.
"Could you find it in your heart to acknowledge the existence of Arty Spearman?"
The space had been occupied by Casual Corner and, more recently, Arty Crafty.