arty-farty

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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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If you still think it's too arty farty, at least visit the tented gardens of St Andrew's Square or any of the twinkly-lit beer gardens, markets and stalls.
Farty pants Shreddies isn't just a cereal, it's now a range of "flatulence filtering" underwear, pyjamas and jeans that "absorbs all odours, trapping them in the cloth, which is then reactivated by simply washing the garment.
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HOORAY New "images"(arty farty speak for rubbish drawings) of what the new Marischal Square development in Broad Street will look like, have been released .
I don't dare jiggle or my thigh-backs will make farty noises
Tom and Kate are liberals, arty farty with good intentions, from the big city and they build a relationship with the farmer and his son, which forms the crux of the play.
During the fifth season, 9/11 occurred, and series creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone responded a couple of weeks later with the episode ``Osama Bin Laden Has Farty Pants.
And though they're probably equal parts pretentious and farty, they're also awesome, and will mop the floor with any other band who tries to do the mid-'80s-arty-pop-meets-mid-'90s-indie thing.
Or as hopelessly impractical arty farty spendthrifts who whinge at you to hand over vast sums for unspecified campaigns with ambiguous returns?
Wacky instructors referred to as "Grossologists" include Snotty Scotty, Marty Farty, Chef Boy-R-DooDoo and Ivana Pop-Zit.
I lie for a living Johnny Depp makes controversial remarks about President Trump There's never been a better time to be imitating world famous political women, and I admire and thank them all: Angela Merkel, Nicola Sturgeon, and my home girl newbie Theresa May Tracey Ullman, who mimics the Prime Minister in a new TV show Actors - certainly British actors - are by disposition supremely suspicious of anything that sounds too arty farty
During the second series, Cleese states that the production team came up with the idea of using anagrams (including Watery Fowls, Flay Otters, Fatty Owls, and Farty Towels).
30pm, ending with a get-together and networking event the Arty Farty Party at the Hand Drawn Monkey from 8.
The first one was all soaring, elongated, smellyour-own-arse, arty farty stuff.