\ ˌärt-sē-ˈkraf(t)-sē How to pronounce artsy-craftsy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly arty-crafty \ är-​tē-​ˈkraf-​tē How to pronounce arty-crafty (audio) \

Definition of artsy-craftsy

: pretentiously, or quaintly artistic : arty She lives in a bungalow with artsy-craftsy decor …— Kevin Thomas For every Ye Olde this or that, though, there is something of genuine antiquity to be found, and in many cases even the most relentlessly artsy-craftsy establishments are worth looking into.— Jay Jacobs

First Known Use of artsy-craftsy

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for artsy-craftsy

from the phrase arts and crafts

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