openwork

play
noun, often attributive open·work \ˈō-pən-ˌwərk\

Definition of openwork

  1. :  work constructed so as to show openings through its substance :  work that is perforated or pierced wrought-iron openwork

open–worked

play \ˈō-pən-ˌwərkt\ adjective

Examples of openwork in a sentence

  1. a potter who decorates her vases with openwork

1583

First Known Use of openwork

1583


OPENWORK Defined for English Language Learners

openwork

play
noun, often attributive open·work \ˈō-pən-ˌwərk\

Definition of openwork for English Language Learners

  • : decoration that consists of designs made with openings or holes


OPENWORK Defined for Kids

openwork

play
noun open·work \ˈō-pən-ˌwərk\

Definition of openwork for Students

  1. :  something made or work done so as to show spaces through the fabric or material

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