Definition of “artistic” - English Dictionary

“artistic” in British English

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artisticadjective

uk /ɑːˈtɪs.tɪk/ us /ɑːrˈtɪs.tɪk/

B2 [ before noun ] relating to art:

the artistic director of the theatre
artistic endeavours
a work of artistic merit

B2 able to create or enjoy art:

His friends are all artistic - they're painters, musicians, and writers.

skilfully and attractively made:

That's a very artistic flower arrangement you have there.

More examples

  • an entertaining film with little artistic merit
  • We're trying to bring out the latent artistic talents that many people possess without realizing it.
  • His artistic talents were wasted in his boring job.
  • People born under the star sign Pisces are supposed to be dreamy and artistic.
  • The new theatre company director is a person of great artistic vision.
artistically
adverb uk /ɑːˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ɑːrˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “artistic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“artistic” in American English

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artisticadjective

us /ɑrˈtɪs·tɪk/

An artistic person has skill or ability in painting, dancing, singing, etc.

artistically
adverb us /ɑrˈtɪs·tɪk·li/

It was her most artistically impressive performance to date.

(Definition of “artistic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)