[ad_1] adjective, art·si·er, art·si·est. Informal.
  1. arty.
  2. artsy-craftsy.

“pretentiously artistic,” 1902, from arts (see art (n.)); originally especially artsy-craftsy, with reference to the arts and crafts movement; always more or less dismissive or pejorative; artsy-fartsy was in use by 1971.


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