pretending to artistry and craftsmanship or to an interest in arts and crafts:
an artsy-craftsy chair; an artsy-craftsy person.
The shop has an artsy-craftsy décor.
Pretentiously and self-consciously artistic; straining for esthetic effect: an artsy-craftsy little boutique on Nantucket (1940s+)
- Artsy fartsy
. adjective Pompously or latantly estheti •The superlative degree of artsycraftsy: The pianist veers toward the artsy-fartsy
Mikhail [Russian myi-khuh-yeel] /Russian myɪ xʌˈyil/ (Show IPA), . Historical Examples Shut out from active happiness, Artsybashev may have taken this method of vicarious delight. Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps For Artsybashev composed his novel in 1903, when he was twenty-four years old. Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps The motto that […]
Artturi Ilmari [ahrt-too-ri il-mah-ri] /ˈɑrt tʊ rɪ ˈɪl mɑ rɪ/ (Show IPA), 1895–1973, Finnish biochemist: Nobel prize 1945.
a male given name. Contemporary Examples Identical leaflets appeared under the windshield wipers of cars parked on Artur Avenue in the middle of town on Wednesday night. Jews in East Ukraine Are Being Threatened, But By Whom? Anna Nemtsova April 16, 2014 MSNBC carried chunks of all the speeches, except Artur Davis, whom I caught […]