off artist

(rip-)off artist

Inf. a con artist. Fred is such an off artist. Beware of the rip-off artist who runs that shop.
See also: artist, off

off artist

verb
See also: artist, off
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More than merely another Old West tale, Monument Road takes readers on an existential journey that exposes life's underbelly as Len scrabbles to hold onto his ranch before fulfilling his beloved wife's dying wish that he scatter her ashes to the wind off Artist's Point one year to the day after her death.
Pontypridd RFC captain Nigel Bezani proudly shows off artist's impression of a revamped Sardis Road, and Pontypridd legend Michael Owen is now senior management team are to meet representatives of Valleys Rugby Community Benefit the Swalec Cup to supporters at their Sardis Road ground after they had defeated Neath in the final in 1996.
Charles Egerton's charge jumped to the front at the fifth flight of the Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle and stayed on gamely to hold off Artist's Muse, with the fast-finishing Patman du Charmil back in third place.
PALM 3 OFF Artist Neil Shawcross with Peter Mulgrew and Cllr Niall O Donnghaile in Belfast yesterday
CLASH OF THE DAY Gary's sketches infringe the club's intellectual property rights, according to an NUFC spokesman who confirmed the legal threat GIVEN THE BRUSH OFF Artist Gary Hogg
So I used to grow up and watch these compilation videos of Noel Gallagher slagging off artists...
So I used to grow up and watch these compilation videos of Noel Gallagher slagging off artists, and now I can be part of one of those compilation videos -Lewis Capaldi ends his feud with the ex-Oasis star.
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said it would be "administratively cumbersome" taking tax off artists not from Ireland.
Eschewing the reverence for the ownership of ideas usually associated with manifestos, Rosefeldt's film sets out to cast off the historical weight that can threaten to close off artists' thoughts from the present, hermetically sealing them in the time and place of their origin.
Salman Rafiq Wednesday said that there was a need to create an endowment fund to help the needy artists, in which government as well as well off artists and philanthropists should contribute.
Assemble's work with residents regenerating homes in the Granby 4 Streets area of Toxteth saw off artists Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel and Nicole Wermers for the prestigious award.
It is a strong claim for the form, and one that might -- and has -- put off artists and readers alike.
A malign example is Philip Morris' donation of money to museums, symphony orchestras, and opera houses, cynically aimed at buying off artists who might otherwise work to ban cigarettes.
He denied helping to rip off artists, profiting from their work or abusing copyrights.
Until Sept 20 ART Come Together 09 shows off artists' responses to the Fab Four, and the exhibition features some wonderfully varied works.