Meaning of “art” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ɑːt/
Extra Examples
Ancient Egyptian art has always intrigued me.We went to a lecture on Italian art.What do you think about modern art?a private art collectionHe directed the building of the new art gallery.

A2 the making or study of paintings, drawings, etc or the objects created:

SKILL [ C, U ]

a skill in a particular activity:

the art of conversation
→ See also martial art , work of art

(Definition of “art” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)