artsy-craftsy

adjective \ ˌärt-sē-ˈkraf(t)-sē \
variants: or less commonly arty-crafty play \är-tē-ˈkraf-tē\
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

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

Origin and Etymology of artsy-craftsy

from the phrase arts and crafts


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