artsy

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Etymology[edit]

arts +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑɹtsi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: art‧sy

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artsy (comparative artsier, superlative artsiest)

  1. Alternative form of arty
    • 2001 January 25, Douglas Rushkoff, “Second sight”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Yeah, we were the artsy kids. Theatre people and comic book writers. The geeks. The freaks. Well, we've been sitting here all along at our own table in a forgotten corner of the high school cafeteria, and have some stuff to show you.
    • 2014 June 19, Paul MacInnes, “GusGus: Mexico review – artsy techno veterans get weird and dirty”, in The Guardian[2]:
      GusGus, Icelandic veterans of artsy techno music, have always enjoyed provoking their audience, and when they do so here, it's exhilarating.

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