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artsy-fartsy

[ahrt-see-fahrt-see] /ˈɑrt siˈfɑrt si/
adjective, Slang: Vulgar.
1.
arty.
Also, arty-farty
[ahr-tee-fahr-tee] /ˈɑr tiˈfɑr ti/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1975-1980
1975-1980; rhyming compound from art1, fart, -sy
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artsy-fartsy

adjective

Pompously or latantly estheti •The superlative degree of artsycraftsy: The pianist veers toward the artsy-fartsy


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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