Definition of “arty-farty” - English Dictionary

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“arty-farty” in British English

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arty-fartyadjective

uk /ˌɑː.tiˈfɑː.ti/ us /ˌɑːr.t̬iˈfɑːr.t̬i/ UK very informal disapproving US artsy-fartsy, us /ˌɑːrt.siˈfart.si/ uk

trying too hard to make other people admire your artistic knowledge or ability:

Phil and his arty-farty friends

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