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arty-farty

Pretentious or haughty. Use of this phrase usually indicates the speaker's annoyance. Primarily heard in UK. I'm sorry, honey, but I'd rather go to a ball game then be dragged to another arty-farty lecture.
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Somehow, wherever Arty goes, the world is devoid of strong women but brimming with "thingies" and the infinite possibilities of what the "thingies" might have to offer.
Arty Pants has received funding to run a free holiday club in October half-term at its base in the St Mary's Complex.
gt;> Whether you're a fan of romantic watercolour or modern graphic prints, keep your hair and make-up simple and understated to show off your arty masterpiece to the max.
That includes those arty nonlinear films he intended to do out of college.
Too uneven and overfilled with ideas, pic still shows Arty as a director with talent, both on the visual side and in her ability to draw good performances from children.
Daniel Arty previously served as the organization's President.
The 20-month-old was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough after he ingested the tablet when he found it on Arty Field in Acklam.
e British Cycling event is tomorrow in Scholes, Holmrth and the arty creation by Brockholes CE Junior and Infant School PUPILS will stand in Flowery Fields, at the beginning of the race for children and adults.
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The officers and men who were awarded with Tamgha-i-Basalat are: Lieutenant Colonel Yasar Nawaz Janjua, Arty, Major Muhammad Imran Tariq, Arty, Captain Haider Nawaz, AC, Lieutenant Zahid Mehmood.
Hitting all the right notes with fans and peers alike, Russian sensation ARTY is a current darling of the dance music world.
London, May 28 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan recently got a tribute from director Richard Phillips who is directing a 97-second arty short showcasing her beauty.
The arty pair have harnessed the latest school craze to raise cash for a rescue centre for cats.
Readers will laugh and root for Arty even as his plans go awry in this tale full of an engaging variety of characters.
ARTY children with an eye for healthy eating were awarded with passports to Lichfield's leisure centres this week.