arty

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1arty

adjective \ˈär-tē\

: artistic in a way that seems insincere or too extreme

art·i·erart·i·est

Full Definition of ARTY

:  showily or pretentiously artistic <arty lighting and photography>
art·i·ly \ˈär-təl-ē\ adverb
art·i·ness \ˈär-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of ARTY

  1. some arty intellectual type who doesn't know the meaning of hard work
  2. a rock band with arty pretensions

First Known Use of ARTY

1901

2arty

abbreviation

Definition of ARTY

artillery

Rhymes with ARTY

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