Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • According to the rules of art: as, “not artlike writ,”
  • Having the appearance of art.

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of art.

Etymologies

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art +‎ -like

Examples

  • It is making the mannequin to put the artlike clothing on.

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  • But, in Mr. Thomson's view, the lasting consequences have not all been good: "Alfred Hitchcock had yearned to make movies important, respectable and artlike.

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  • But, in Mr. Thomson's view, the lasting consequences have not all been good: "Alfred Hitchcock had yearned to make movies important, respectable and artlike.

    NYT > Home Page

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