artsycraftsy

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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artsy-craftsy definition


  1. mod.
    dabbling in arts and crafts; artistic. : The artsy-craftsy crowd held a show in the library parking lot last Sunday.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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