workshop

noun work·shop \ ˈwərk-ˌshäp \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of workshop

1 : a small establishment where manufacturing or handicrafts are carried on
2 : workroom
3 : a usually brief intensive educational program for a relatively small group of people that focuses especially on techniques and skills in a particular field

Examples of workshop in a Sentence

  1. He's in his workshop working on the lawnmower.

  2. a workshop for making high-end furniture

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First Known Use of workshop

1556

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WORKSHOP Defined for English Language Learners

workshop

Definition of workshop for English Language Learners

  • : a place where things are made or repaired

  • : a class or series of classes in which a small group of people learn the methods and skills used in doing something


WORKSHOP Defined for Kids

workshop

noun work·shop \ ˈwərk-ˌshäp \

Definition of workshop for Students

: a shop where work and especially skilled work is carried on


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