artistry

[ahr-ti-stree]
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Origin of artistry

First recorded in 1865–70; artist + -ry
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artistry

noun
  1. artistic workmanship, ability, or quality
  2. artistic pursuits
  3. great skill
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Word Origin and History for artistry
n.

"artistic ability," 1837, from artist + -ry; as chemistry from chemist, etc.

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