noun wood·work \-ˌwərk\

: the parts of a room or house (such as window frames or stairs) that are made of wood

: the wooden frame of football or soccer goalposts

Full Definition of WOODWORK

:  work made of wood; especially :  interior fittings (as moldings or stairways) of wood
:  a place or state of concealment, seclusion, or anonymity <witnesses came out of the woodwork when a reward was offered>

Examples of WOODWORK

  1. We painted the walls white and the woodwork red.
  2. The kick hit the woodwork.

First Known Use of WOODWORK

circa 1609
WOODWORK Defined for Kids


noun wood·work \ˈwd-ˌwərk\

Definition of WOODWORK for Kids

:  work (as the edge around doorways) made of wood


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