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arts and crafts

noun, often capitalized A&C

Simple Definition of arts and crafts

  • : objects that are meant to be both useful and beautiful : the activity of making such objects

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of arts and crafts

  1. :  a movement in European and American design during the late 19th and early 20th centuries promoting handcraftsmanship over industrial mass production

Examples of arts and crafts in a sentence

  1. a shop that sells local arts and crafts, such as pottery and baskets

  2. demonstrations of various arts and crafts



1888

First Known Use of arts and crafts

1888


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