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arty-farty

  (British informal) also artsy-fartsy (American informal)
something or someone that is arty-farty tries too hard to seem connected with serious art, and is silly or boring because of this Rob's friends were a couple of arty-farty types who talked endlessly about the decline of the modern American novel.
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Brockholes school pupils have lead the way with their arty creations.
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Following officers have been awarded with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Major General Shahzad Sikander, Engrs, Major General Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain, Arty, Major General Tariq Javed, AK, Major General Ghayur Mahmood, T Bt, FF, Major General Asghar Nawaz, Engrs, Major General Nadir Zeb, AC, Major General Muhammad Iqbal Asi, Sind, Major General Nazir Ahmed Butt, FF, Major General Jamil Rehmat Vance, ASC, Major General Muhammad Ejaz Shahid, Arty, Major General Amir Azeem Bajwa, Sigs, Major General Tariq Ghafoor, FF, Major General Akhtar Waheed, AMC, Major General Salman Ali, AMC, NAVY, Rear Admiral Khawaja Ghazanfar Hussain, Rear Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique, Rear Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, PAF, Air Vice Marshal Arshad Quddus, Air Vice Marshal Sohail Aman.
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This book describes Lutyens's clients in the context of his life and work, depicting a world where wealthy gentlemen - and women - played golf, wrote poetry, laid out gardens, slept in the open air and were generally arty.
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