- 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.
artsy-fartsy definition by Webster's New World
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Slang pretentiously artistic, sophisticated, etc.
artsy-fartsy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Pretentiously or affectedly artistic.