adjective, art·i·er, art·i·est.Informal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM artyart·i·ly, adverbart·i·ness, noun
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There are young rock chicks and rock-boys and arty-looking men and women, in plaid, denim, ripped and stretched cardigans.The Cult of Blondie: Debbie Harry’s Very Special New York Picture Show|Tim Teeman|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In their different styles, then, both Lennon and McCartney had gotten arty and their music changed.
Still, as Lennon/McCartney got increasingly arty, Harrison was stung and he began chasing.
If nobody is with us, we might watch something arty—there are marvelous channels of opera or concerts—then go to bed and read.
Cosmopolis is too arty and abstract, even by Cronenberg standards, to become a commercial success.‘Cosmopolis’ Suggests ‘Twilight’ Star Robert Pattinson Can Act|Geoff Berkshire|August 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In every church—and there arty 866 of them—some score or two of masses are said daily at the different altars.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi
No, really, I like some of the others—four or five of them; but I don't like Arty.
As regards anything Arty or Crafty his attitude is merely appreciative—he is finishing up his last year of law at Columbia.Young People's Pride|Stephen Vincent Benet
To think I should never see Arty again, would make me die before my time!There and Back|George MacDonald
Peter thought, perceiving that Mrs. Lovick's "Arty" was now altogether one of the family.