handiwork


hand·i·work

noun \ˈhan-di-ˌwərk, -dē-\

: work that is done by using your hands

: something done by a particular person or group

Full Definition of HANDIWORK

1
a :  work done by the hands
b :  work done personally <recognized her handiwork>
2
:  the product of handiwork

Examples of HANDIWORK

  1. They admired the potter's beautiful handiwork.
  2. I think all of these problems are her handiwork.

Origin of HANDIWORK

Middle English handiwerk, from Old English handgeweorc, from hand + geweorc, from ge- (collective prefix) + weorc work — more at co-
First Known Use: before 12th century

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