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Line breaks: art|is¦tic
Pronunciation: /ɑːˈtɪstɪk

Definition of artistic in English:


1Having or revealing natural creative skill: my lack of artistic ability
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  • You have the time and space to be creative, poetic, artistic and sensitive.
  • By dint of hard work and determination Piper used his natural artistic talent and practical skills to great effect.
  • You have an artistic imagination and the skill to express it well.
creative, imaginative, inventive, original;
expressive, inspired;
poetic, eloquent, aesthetic, cultivated;
sensitive, perceptive, discerning
1.1Relating to or characteristic of art or artists: a denial of artistic freedom
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  • His work has proved difficult to define within the artistic milieu of Hans Holbein the elder's workshop.
  • Normally there is a close relation between art world consensus about artistic value and market value.
  • Let me conclude this topic by looking at inflation in the art market and artistic attempts to escape it.
1.2Aesthetically pleasing: computer programs which produce artistic designs
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  • They were exquisite, artistic and elegant, bringing a whole new look to sarees.
  • Out has gone the traditional lawn which has been replaced by water while hedges have been replaced by artistic steel designs.
  • Speaking generally, the French designs are the most artistic and the English the most humorous.
aesthetic, aesthetically pleasing, beautiful, fine, attractive, decorative, ornamental, lovely, moving, emotional, tasteful, graceful, stylish, elegant, subtle, exquisite, expressive



Example sentences
  • They want to express themselves artistically within a community of like-minded individuals.
  • When North and Smith separated in the late 1980s, their paths diverged artistically as well as emotionally.
  • I got known as ‘the local artist’ and I went from strength to strength, artistically.

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