Arts and Crafts Movement

Definition of Arts and Crafts Movement

:a time when many people were working together to make arts and crafts popular in the second half of the 19th century

Word by Word Definitions

-ard arts
  1. : one that is characterized by performing some action, possessing some quality, or being associated with some thing especially conspicuously or excessively

craft play crafts
  1. : skill in planning, making, or executing : dexterity

  2. : an occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or artistic skill

  3. : articles made by craftspeople

  1. : to make or produce with care, skill, or ingenuity

movement play
  1. : the act or process of moving

  2. : a particular instance or manner of moving

  3. : a tactical or strategic shifting of a military unit : maneuver


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