won·​der·​work | \ ˈwən-dər-ˌwərk How to pronounce wonderwork (audio) , ˈwən-də- \

Definition of wonderwork

: a marvelous act, work, or accomplishment

Examples of wonderwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But thanks to the wonderwork of contemporary artist and sculptor Steve Maloney, that Huey was transformed into a piece of art after it was located by Light Horse Legacy, an organization that restores old military helicopters. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Remembering the ‘Helicopter War’ at GI Film Festival," 19 Sep. 2019 Land’s company was the Apple of its day, a revered technological wonderworks. Edward Kosner, WSJ, "‘A Brotherhood of Spies’ and ‘Above and Beyond’ Review: When Spies Took to the Skies," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of wonderwork

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Nov 2019

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“Wonderwork.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wonderwork. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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