art·sy | \ˈärt-sē \

Definition of artsy 

: arty

Examples of artsy in a Sentence

Her boyfriend is the artsy type.

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Tournament organizer Ray Ditirro said the central location of the pickleball courts — in the heart of the artsy town at Fifth Avenue and Donnelly Street — has helped boost interest. Jerry Fallstrom,, "Pickleball craze takes hold in Mount Dora, though lawn bowling is still king," 22 June 2018 Channing Tatum is getting in touch with his artsy side! Maria Pasquini,, "Channing Tatum Spends His Sunday Drawing Sketches of Naked Women: ‘Don’t Beat Me Up’," 21 May 2018 New public art has been approved by the City Commission — artsy benches depicting fish that match the pier’s arch at its entrance and also a mural for the city’s art venue, Bailey Contemporary Arts. Anne Geggis,, "More public art projects to add pizzazz in Pompano Beach," 5 July 2018 The reality is that artsy Surry Hills, near Sydney’s CBD, is still the only neighbor-hood besides Bondi that a traveler would want to hang out in all day. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Sydney: The Black Book," 5 July 2018 Lakeside Inn: This genteel enclave in Mount Dora’s artsy downtown is Florida’s oldest continuously operated hotel. Nancy Moreland, The Seattle Times, "Ready for takeoff: A nervous flyer takes on America’s Seaplane City," 3 July 2018 But don’t let the size intimidate you: many of its neighborhoods are walkable gems, from the artsy M50 district to the luxury district of Lujiazui, and there are English-speaking locales aplenty. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Best International Vacations for the Extended Fourth of July Weekend," 25 June 2018 Get artsy at 21c Museum Hotel This hotel located downtown on West Main Street doubles as a contemporary art museum. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, "Broke? Hit up these top places for a fun (and free) day in Louisville," 19 June 2018 Overtown is sandwiched between swanky downtown Miami high-rises and artsy Wynwood with its shops, bars and world-renowned street art. Kelli Kennedy,, "Celebrity chef plans to open restaurant in Miami's struggling Overtown neighborhood," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of artsy

1947, in the meaning defined above

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