Artie



a male given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

Buddy was just beginning with Artie Shaw then, and once in a while he would give me and my friend Billy half a lesson.
Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014

A nuisance to Artie and Bunny, she is a battered underdog who would prefer to be one of the animals her husband tends.
John Guare’s Fame Lesson Janice Kaplan April 30, 2011

The blue spotlight he turns on Artie at the end reflects the blue leaves of the asylum where Bananas was to go.
John Guare’s Fame Lesson Janice Kaplan April 30, 2011

His childhood friend Billy, now a famous movie director, cares about Bananas and tells Artie that all she needs is love.
John Guare’s Fame Lesson Janice Kaplan April 30, 2011

But Bananas is standing between Artie and his Hollywood dream and so he is prepared to send her off to an asylum.
John Guare’s Fame Lesson Janice Kaplan April 30, 2011

Historical Examples

Artie was permitted to go along, and Captain Abbey took command of the battalion.
An Undivided Union Oliver Optic

One sat on the doorstep learning a lesson, but that was only Artie Jones.
An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner

Forgetting aught else, he urged Ceph into the lines and straight for that fatal spot, fully expecting to find poor Artie a corpse.
An Undivided Union Oliver Optic

“If the coast is clear, I’ll move for the fort without delay,” said Artie.
An Undivided Union Oliver Optic

“Don’t talk, Artie,” said the colonel, as he saw the young captain make the attempt.
An Undivided Union Oliver Optic

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