chef d'oeuvre


Definition of CHEF D'OEUVRE

something (as a work of art) that is a great achievement and often its creator's greatest achievement <the sculptor labored for 15 years on his chef d'oeuvre>
Near Antonyms bomb, catastrophe, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, loser, turkey, washout

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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