Definition of woodwork
1 : work made of wood; especially : interior fittings (such as moldings or stairways) of wood
2 : a place or state of concealment, seclusion, or anonymity witnesses came out of the woodwork when a reward was offered
Examples of woodwork in a sentence
We painted the walls white and the woodwork red.
The kick hit the woodwork.
First Known Use of woodwork
WOODWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of woodwork for English Language Learners
: the parts of a room or house (such as window frames or stairs) that are made of wood
: the wooden frame of football or soccer goalposts
WOODWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of woodwork for Students
: work (as the edge around doorways) made of wood
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