arty-crafty


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arty-crafty

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artsy-craftsy

adj
informal affectedly artistic, esp in a homespun or rural style
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.arty-crafty - pretentiously artisticarty-crafty - pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming
pretentious - making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"
Translations

arty-crafty

[ˈɑːtɪˈkrɑːftɪ] artsy-craftsy (US) [ˈɑːtsɪˈkrɑːftsɪ] ADJ [style] → con pretensiones artísticas; [person] (= creative) → con inclinación por las manualidades, muy manitas inv; (= keen on craftware) → metido a artesano, enamorado de la artesanía

arty-crafty

, (US) artsy-craftsy
adj (inf)
objectkunstgewerblerisch
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