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



BrE BrE//ˈɜːvrə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɜːvrə//
[singular] (from French, formal) Types of text
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all the works of a writer, artist, etc. Picasso’s oeuvre She created an oeuvre that is both refreshing and overwhelming. See related entries: Types of text Word Originlate 19th cent.: French, literally ‘work’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oeuvre