antiart

[an-tee-ahrt, an-tahy-]

noun

art, as dada, based on total rejection of established artistic practices and aesthetic values in favor of those that are arbitrary, shocking, and meaningless.

Nearby words

  1. antianxiety,
  2. antianxiety agent,
  3. antianxiety drug,
  4. antiar,
  5. antiarrhythmic,
  6. antiarthritic,
  7. antiatom,
  8. antiauxin,
  9. antibacchius,
  10. antibacterial

Origin of antiart

First recorded in 1940–45; anti- + art1

Related formsan·ti·art·ist, noun, adjective

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