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English definition of “arty-farty”

arty-farty

adjective uk   /ˌɑː.tiˈfɑː.ti/ us    /ˌɑːr.t̬iˈfɑːr.t̬i/ UK informal disapproving (US artsy-fartsy,   /ˌɑːrt.siˈfart.si/   )
describes someone who tries too hard to make other people admire their artistic knowledge and ability: Phil and his arty-farty friendsAffected and insincere
(Definition of arty-farty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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