into the woodwork

Definition of into the woodwork

used in phrases such as fade into the woodwork to describe someone or something that is not noticed or that seems to disappear
  • He's so shy that he always seems to fade into the woodwork at parties.

Word by Word Definitions

woodwork play
  1. : work made of wood

  2. : a place or state of concealment, seclusion, or anonymity


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