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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    something or someone that is arty-farty tries too hard to seem connected with serious art, and is silly or boring because of this

    His friends were a couple of arty-farty types who talked endlessly about the decline of the modern American.

    Submitted on 22/03/2016
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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