into the woodwork

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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 disappearHe's so shy that he always seems to fade into the woodwork at parties.

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“Into the woodwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/into%20the%20woodwork. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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