handwork

noun hand·work \ ˈhand-ˌwərk \

Definition of handwork

: work done with the hands and not by machines : handiwork

handworker

play \ˈhand-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of handwork in a Sentence

  1. She wore a beaded dress that required many hours of handwork.

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First Known Use of handwork

before 12th century


HANDWORK Defined for English Language Learners

handwork

noun

Definition of handwork for English Language Learners

  • : work done with your hands and not by a machine


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