arty vs. artful – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Arty

Definition:

showily imitative of art or artists

Examples:

She spends her time with poets and tries to be arty.

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Artful

Definition:

not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness

Examples:

an artful choice of metaphors

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