from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Arty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Inclined towards the arts; arty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as arty.
- adj. same as artsy-craftsy.
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Dan Hesse will no longer be appearing in artsy black and white Sprint commercials, wandering around the city of New York, trying to find his company's lost credibility.
Watanabex says: for european girls its either bear your tits in artsy films or in Pierre Woodman private casting videos
They will call it artsy or pretentious and declare it as confusing and jumbled.
I am not,” said Mrs. Bünz, drawing her hand-woven cloak about her, “what you describe as artsy-craftsy.”
Let's examine: on Abbey Road, Lennon was guilty of the same "artsy"-ness you accuse Macca/Martin of: how about "Because" or "I Want You She's So Heavy" - Lennon was quite hands on re: those songs and did quite a bit of the "artsiness" you find so risible and of which you are so derisive - he just wasn't very good at it and didn't really strike any memorable tunes.
My parents belong to that academic genus known as "artsy types," and our home reflects their belief that every last object is an opportunity for self-expression.
Perhaps that is why Jane Stanton Hitchcock called her artsy mystery set in high society Trick of the Eye.
Or, if you're the artsy that is to say pretentious type and you prefer pontification to Fofonov, I'm pleased to present this sepia-toned interpretation of my censored version for your delectation:
"You have firms that are known for athletics, some are known as artsy, while others are more academic."
Yeah, I have a design degree, and I used to be pretty good at anything remotely classified as artsy ... but now?