lost art

Definition of lost art

:something usually requiring some skill that not many people do any more
  • Writing letters has become something of a lost art.

Word by Word Definitions

lost play
  1. : not made use of, won, or claimed

  2. : no longer possessed

  3. : no longer known

art play
  1. : skill acquired by experience, study, or observation

  2. : a branch of learning:

  3. : one of the humanities

  1. : produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes

  1. : archaic present tense second-person singular of be

  1. — see -ard


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