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"arty" in British English

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artyadjective

uk   /ˈɑː.ti/ us   /ˈɑːr.t̬i/ informal usually disapproving US also artsy
being or wishing to seem very interested in everything connected with art and artists: She hangs out with a lot of arty types.
(Definition of arty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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artyadjective

us   /ˈɑr·t̬i/ also artsy, /ˈɑrt·si/ disapproving infml
trying to be like artists or dress and live in the style typical of artists, esp. while lacking any real understanding of art or the work of artists: an arty crowd
(Definition of arty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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