Definition of art form noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    art form

    BrE BrE//ˈɑːt fɔːm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːrt fɔːrm//
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  1. 1[countable] a particular type of artistic activity The short story is a difficult art form to master. the development of cinema as an art form
  2. 2[singular] an activity that somebody does very well and gives them the opportunity to show imagination She has elevated the dinner party into an art form. He has turned complaining into an art form.
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