Definition of handiwork noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhændiwɜːk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhændiwɜːrk//
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  1. 1work that you do, or something that you have made, especially using your artistic skill We admired her exquisite handiwork.
  2. 2a thing done by a particular person or group, especially something bad This looks like the handiwork of an arsonist.
  3. Word OriginOld English handgeweorc, from hand + geweorc ‘something made’, interpreted in the 16th cent. as handy + work.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: handiwork