Meaning of artiness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɑːtɪnəs/


(mainly North American artsiness)

See arty

‘Every industrial city has a macho culture, but Newcastle's hasn't been leavened with the artiness and creativity which makes a city like Glasgow so diverse and so intriguing.’
  • ‘Their records are never burdened by self-concious artiness.’
  • ‘I didn't notice the artiness so much as the fact that there seemed to be an awful lot of film of them just running along in a not-very-exciting way.’
  • ‘For all the talk of musicals and artiness, Lee knows there are considerable risks involved with his latest endeavour.’
  • ‘However, I think these same top tier talents need to reign in their artiness.’