art·​sy | \ ˈärt-sē How to pronounce artsy (audio) \

Definition of artsy

: arty

Examples of artsy in a Sentence

Her boyfriend is the artsy type.
Recent Examples on the Web How did Kravetz go from an artsy outcast as a kid to being the life of the party and influencer on the local arts and entertainment scene? Sharon Coolidge, The Enquirer, 27 May 2021 Keep going right through the small town of Makawao, a plantation-turned-artsy town of 7,200 located on the northwest side of Haleakala., 26 May 2021 Now nail techs have even more artsy options to offer. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 5 May 2021 Knitters are a much larger group, but the global crochet community has been growing as artsy crocheters keep posting their rugs, bralettes, sanitizer-bottle covers and cardis on social media. Washington Post, 12 Apr. 2021 And this isn’t the time to get all artsy and use funky lighting and cat filters. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2021 This Airbnb just outside Florence, Italy isn't just an artsy, elevated room. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 6 Mar. 2021 For your cultural fix, the towns of Ocean Springs and Bay St. Louis boast wonderfully artsy, walkable downtown areas amongst the ancient live oaks. Judy Koutsky, Travel + Leisure, 6 Mar. 2021 In Los Angeles, Storm Reid hit the morning show circuit to promote her Facebook Watch series, Chop It Up, and gave early risers an artsy style moment in the process. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 1 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of artsy

1947, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jun 2021

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“Artsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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