art (draft)

noun \ ˈärt \

Definition of art

  1. : skill acquired by experience, study, or observation the art of making friends
  2. a : a branch of learning: (1) : one of the humanities (2) arts plural : liberal arts b archaic : learning, scholarship

  3. : an occupation requiring knowledge or skill the art of organ building

  4. a : the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects the art of painting landscapes; also : works so produced a gallery for modern art b (1) : fine arts (2) : one of the fine arts (3) : one of the graphic arts

  5. a archaic : a skillful plan

    • : the quality or state of being artful (see artful 2a) 6 : decorative or illustrative elements in printed matter
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