adjective, art·i·er, art·i·est. Informal.
Origin of arty
Related Words for artypretentious, affected, deceptive, ephemeral, illusory, imitative, overblown, popular, pseudo, tasteless, false
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Contemporary Examples of arty
Cosmopolis is too arty and abstract, even by Cronenberg standards, to become a commercial success.‘Cosmopolis’ Suggests ‘Twilight’ Star Robert Pattinson Can Act
August 16, 2012
Once she became a “pro”, however, she abandoned her arty ways and stuck to a more documentary style.India's Modern Eye
July 17, 2012
Historical Examples of arty
No, really, I like some of the others—four or five of them; but I don't like Arty.The Tragic Muse
They came as young as you, Arty, and as weak as you, but no one ever made them do wrong.
Why, Arty, your illness is all the more reason why I should.
Nonsense, Arty; the summer holidays will bring you round again.
How they did go on about Wellintun, and what an arty contamp they ad for him!Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray