artsy-craftsy definition

  • adjective:
    • Informal Of, concerning, or engaged in handicrafts and/or attractive arts: an artsy-craftsy camp offering woodworking, basketry, also tasks.
    • Informal Self-consciously creative; arty.
    • Related to crafts and arts; crafted or embellished manually by an artisan.
    • Crafted in an excessively decorated manner; insignificant or affected in design or execution (compared to various other artistic items).
    • pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming.
    • pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming

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