1. [syn: art, artistry, prowess]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Artistry \Art"ist*ry\, n.
1. Works of art collectively.
2. Artistic effect or quality. --Southey.
3. Artistic pursuits; artistic ability. --The Academy.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice
and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an
art" [syn: art, artistry, prowess]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
102 Moby Thesaurus words for "artistry":
ability, address, adeptness, adroitness, airmanship, art,
artfulness, artisanship, artistic skill, arty-craftiness,
authorcraft, authorship, automatic writing, bravura, brilliance,
cacoethes scribendi, capability, capacity, cleverness, command,
competence, composition, control, coordination, craft,
craftsmanship, creative writing, cunning, deftness, dexterity,
dexterousness, dextrousness, diplomacy, drama-writing,
editorial-writing, efficiency, essay-writing, expertise,
expository writing, facility, facility in writing, feature-writing,
finesse, flair, grace, graphomania, graphorrhea, graphospasm, grip,
handiness, horsemanship, inditement, ingeniousness, ingenuity,
journalism, know-how, libretto-writing, literary artistry,
literary composition, literary power, literary production,
literary talent, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, novel-writing,
pen, pencraft, playwriting, practical ability, proficiency,
prowess, quickness, readiness, ready pen, resource,
resourcefulness, rewriting, savoir-faire, savvy, seamanship,
short-story writing, skill, skill with words, skillfulness, style,
tact, tactfulness, talent, technical brilliance, technical mastery,
technical skill, technical writing, technique, timing,
verse-writing, virtu, virtuosity, wit, wizardry, workmanship,