artistic

[ ahr-tis-tik ]
/ ɑrˈtɪs tɪk /

adjective

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Origin of artistic

First recorded in 1745–55; artist + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM artistic

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH artistic

artistic , autistic
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British Dictionary definitions for artistic

artistic
/ (ɑːˈtɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or characteristic of art or artists
performed, made, or arranged decoratively and tastefully; aesthetically pleasing
appreciative of and sensitive to beauty in art
naturally gifted with creative skill

Derived forms of artistic

artistically, adverb
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