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 and Etymology 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
HANDIWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handiwork for English Language Learners
: work that is done by using your hands
: something done by a particular person or group
HANDIWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of handiwork for Students
: work done by the hands
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