wrong end foremost; completely backward:
an arsy-varsy way of doing things.
in a backward or thoroughly mixed-up fashion:
The papers are all filed arsy-varsy.
adverb (slang) backwards or upside down in reverse adv. “backside foremost,” 1530s, probably a reduplication from arse, perhaps with suggestions from reverse.
the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection. See also , . a field, genre, or category of […]
Arthur (Robert, Jr) 1943–93, U.S. tennis player. Historical Examples Mr. Ashe, before he puts a log on the carriage now he goes over it from end to end. Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland “She found it without much difficulty,” Mr. Ashe said, smiling. Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs Ashe, in a straw hat […]
- Art board
noun a type of good-quality cardboard used for illustration and painting Examples Of the two main types of art board, Bristol provides two working surfaces, front and back while illustration board is only finished on one surface. Word Origin 1898