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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARTY

No, really, I like some of the others—four or five of them; but I don't like Arty.

Why, Arty, your illness is all the more reason why I should.

They came as young as you, Arty, and as weak as you, but no one ever made them do wrong.

Nonsense, Arty; the summer holidays will bring you round again.

How they did go on about Wellintun, and what an arty contamp they ad for him!

"Tha'rt a knivey nuisance, Arty Morel," she said, sitting back.

First comes my country, then my family; but first and last—my Arty!

"Tha'rt a nivey nuisance, Arty Morel," she said, sitting back.

She kissed her hand to Fricker and jumped in; Arty followed.

"But you will not leave us again, Arty," said Hugh, sobbing.

WORD ORIGIN

1901, "having artistic pretentions," from art (n.) + -y (2); cf. artsy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ARTY

artistic

adjectivebeing skilled in creative activity
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