Try Our Apps


Fall Head Over Heels...

arts and crafts

the handcrafting and decoration of especially utilitarian objects.
Origin of arts and crafts
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for arts-and-crafts
Historical Examples
  • Weve sold most of your arts-and-crafts things, announced Winona.

    Winona of the Camp Fire Margaret Widdemer
  • They are developing the embryo of what was the arts-and-crafts idea into a really fine, useful and satisfying art form.

    Greenwich Village Anna Alice Chapin
British Dictionary definitions for arts-and-crafts

Arts and Crafts

plural noun
decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for arts and crafts

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for arts

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for arts-and-crafts