[ ahr-tee ]
/ ˈɑr ti /
adjective, art·i·er, art·i·est. Informal.
characterized by a showy, pretentious, and often spurious display of artistic interest, manner, or mannerism.
Words nearby arty
OTHER WORDS FROM artyart·i·ly, adverbart·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for artiest
/ (ˈɑːtɪ) /
adjective artier or artiest
informal having an ostentatious or affected interest in or desire to imitate artists or artistic standards
Derived forms of artyartiness, noun
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