fine art

fine art
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn ahrt]
    • /faɪn ɑrt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn ahrt]
    • /faɪn ɑrt/

Definitions of fine art words

  • noun fine art a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness, specifically, painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, graphics, and architecture. 1
  • noun fine art art: painting 1
  • noun,plural fine art visual artforms 1
  • uncountable noun fine art Painting and sculpture, in which objects are produced that are beautiful rather than useful, can be referred to as fine art or as the fine arts. 0
  • noun fine art art produced chiefly for its aesthetic value, as opposed to applied art 0
  • noun fine art any of the fields in which such art is produced, such as painting, sculpture, and engraving 0

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Origin of fine art

First appearance:

before 1760
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1760-70

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Parts of speech for Fine art


fine art popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fine art usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fine art

noun fine art

  • art — Art consists of paintings, sculpture, and other pictures or objects which are created for people to look at and admire or think deeply about.

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