Informal having to do with arts and crafts: usually used disparagingly to connote faddishness, dilettantism, superficiality, etc.
Origin of artsy-craftsyreduplicated, reduplication ; from arts and crafts + -sy
- Of, involving, or engaged in handicrafts or the decorative arts: an artsy-craftsy camp offering woodworking, basketry, and other activities.
- Self-consciously artistic; arty.
(comparative more artsy-craftsy, superlative most artsy-craftsy)