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artsy

Overtly interested in art and style, perhaps overly or pretentiously so. I like that café, but it's always packed with artsy types talking about their obscure interests.

artsy-craftsy

1. Interested in creating arts and crafts. I'm not too artsy-craftsy myself, but I'm impressed with people who can sew and do all of that kind of stuff.
2. Overtly interested in art and style, perhaps overly or pretentiously so. I like that café, but it's always packed with artsy-craftsy types talking about their obscure interests.

artsy-fartsy

Overtly interested in art and style, perhaps overly or pretentiously so. I like that café, but it's always packed with artsy-fartsy types talking about their obscure interests.

artsy (fartsy)

mod. obviously or overly artistic; effete. (Mildly offensive.) The decorations were sort of artsy fartsy, but the overall effect was quite nice.
See also: artsy, fartsy

artsy

verb

artsy-craftsy

mod. dabbling in arts and crafts; artistic. The artsy-craftsy crowd held a show in the library parking lot last Sunday.
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Cleveland lists 2008 as the year he started working on Artsy. Today, the site's team, which is headquartered in New York, includes president and CEO Sebastian Cwilich, a former executive at Christie's auction house and Haunch of Venison gallery.
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