Definition of Artistic

1. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of art or artists. "His artistic background"

Derivative terms: Art, Artist
Partainyms: Artist



2. Adjective. Satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities. "Artistic workmanship"
Similar to: Aesthetic, Aesthetical, Esthetic, Esthetical
Derivative terms: Art, Artist

3. Adjective. Aesthetically pleasing. "An artistic flower arrangement"
Exact synonyms: Aesthetic, Esthetic
Similar to: Tasteful

Definition of Artistic

1. a. Of or pertaining to art or to artists; made in the manner of an artist; conformable to art; characterized by art; showing taste or skill.

Definition of Artistic

1. Adjective. having or revealing creative skill ¹

2. Adjective. relating to or characteristic of art or artists ¹

3. Adjective. aesthetically pleasing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Artistic

1. characteristic of art [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artistic

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artisan
artisan's lien
artisanal
artisanally
artisans
artisanship
artisanships
artist
artist's loft
artist's model
artist's proof
artist's workroom
artiste
artistes
artistic (current term)
artistic anatomy
artistic creation
artistic licence
artistic license
artistic movement
artistic production
artistic revolution
artistic style
artistical
artistically
artistries
artistry
artists
artistæ

Literary usage of Artistic

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Evangelical church the primary interest was not artistic singing, ... Nevertheless the importance of artistic singing was fully valued by the Reformers. ..."

2. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke (1904)
"artistic HANDICRAFTS AMONG THE ANCIENTS. IN order to gain a more complete idea of the artistic endowments of the peoples of classic antiquity, we will, ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"But painfully to cut them out and mount them in 'artistic' groups : to letter them more painfully still, and then to illuminate them in agony is. relatively ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"artistic STUDIES IN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARIES PROFESSOR WALDO S. PRATT, Mus.D. HARTFORD THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY The importance of this topic from our point of ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"I have now great pleasure in thanking Mr. Trevor-Battye, in the name of this meeting, for the very interesting paper he has read to us. AN artistic ..."

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