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Slang

arty | artsy

This page is about the slang term arty | artsy

Meaning

displaying an interest in the arts or high culture

For example

  • Most Hollywood actors are careful not to sound too arty when they're being interviewed.

  • Mark says most Americans are insecure, so they don't like "artsy" people because deep down inside they feel inferior to them.

Quick Quiz

Someone who's called "arty" is most likely to be interested in

a. finger painting

b. shopping channels

c. modern culture

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Contributor: Matt Errey