artistry

[ ahr-ti-stree ]
/ ˈɑr tɪ stri /

noun

artistic workmanship, effect, or quality.
artistic ability.

Nearby words

  1. artisanal,
  2. artist,
  3. artiste,
  4. artistic,
  5. artistic director,
  6. artless,
  7. artlessly,
  8. artmobile,
  9. artois,
  10. artophorion

Origin of artistry

First recorded in 1865–70; artist + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for artistry

artistry

/ (ˈɑːtɪstrɪ) /

noun

artistic workmanship, ability, or quality
artistic pursuits
great skill
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Word Origin and History for artistry

artistry

n.

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

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