Simple Definition of magnum opus
: a great work : the greatest achievement of an artist or writer
Full Definition of magnum opus
: a great work; especially : the greatest achievement of an artist or writer
Examples of magnum opus
His last novel was his magnum opus.
<this symphony is usually considered Beethoven's magnum opus>
Origin of magnum opus
First Known Use: 1791
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