Simple Definition of handiwork
: 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 in a sentence
They admired the potter's beautiful handiwork.
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
Rhymes with handiwork
Atatürk, basketwork, bodywork, busywork, cabinetwork, city clerk, clean-and-jerk, crewelwork, donkeywork, fancywork, journeywork, lacquerwork, latticework, leatherwork, masterwork, metalwork, needlework, openwork, out of work, overwork, paperwork, plasterwork, shipping clerk, social work, soda jerk, stated clerk, trestlework, wickerwork, wonderwork
HANDIWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of handiwork for Students
: work done by the hands
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