artsy-craftsy

artsy-craftsy

[ahrt-see-kraft-see, -krahft-]
adjective Informal.
1.
pretending to artistry and craftsmanship or to an interest in arts and crafts: an artsy-craftsy chair; an artsy-craftsy person.
2.
cloyingly charming: The shop has an artsy-craftsy décor.


Origin:
1925–30; from arts and crafts; see artsy

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arty-crafty or (US) artsy-craftsy
 
adj
informal affectedly artistic, esp in a homespun or rural style
 
artsy-craftsy or (US) artsy-craftsy
 
adj

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