Definition of work of art noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    work of art

    BrE BrE//ˌwɜːk əv ˈɑːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌwɜːrk əv ˈɑːrt//
    (pl. works of art)
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  1. 1a painting, statue, etc. A number of priceless works of art were stolen from the gallery.
  2. 2something that is attractive and skilfully made The bride's dress was a work of art.
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