adjective (Brit, slang) arsier, arsiest
aggressive, irritable, or argumentative
2 (defs 1, 2). Music. the upward stroke in conducting; upbeat. Compare (def 4). Prosody. the part of a metrical foot that bears the ictus or stress. (less commonly) a part of a metrical foot that does not bear the ictus. Compare (def 5). Historical Examples The succession terminated with arses, whom Bagous the eunuch […]
- Art journal
noun a notebook kept by an artist as a personal record of images and sometimes words; also called artist’s journal Examples His art journal is a special place for recording and decoding his interior world — a place to download all his creative ideas, a place to remember the events of the day, or a […]
Arthur, 1905–83, British novelist, critic, and journalist; born in Hungary. Contemporary Examples Koestler seems to have been found boring, sexually, as often as overardent. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 21, 2010 [XVIII, 2941, pp. 164–5; typewritten with handwritten postscript] Koestler replied on March 23. George Orwell Teaches You How to Review Books […]
Arthur, born 1937, U.S. playwright.