The definition of artsy fartsy is someone or something that tries to show their knowledge about creative works such as painting, sculpture or other artistic pursuits.
An example of an artsy fartsy event is an art gallery opening.
Slang pretentiously artistic, sophisticated, etc.
Origin of artsy-fartsyjocular reduplicated, reduplication from art + fart, with pejorative diminutive suffix -sy, probably after artsy-craftsy
Pretentiously or affectedly artistic.
(comparative artsy-fartsier, superlative artsy-fartsiest)