work of art


work of art
,work of `art (plural ,works of `art) noun count
1. ) something such as a painting or SCULPTURE that is of very high quality
2. ) something that is made or done in a skillful or attractive way:
Her house is a real work of art.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • work of art — plural works of art n 1.) a painting, ↑sculpture etc of high quality 2.) something that is very attractive and skilfully made often used humorously ▪ That cake s a real work of art! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • work of art — work′ of art′ n. 1) fia a piece of creative work in the arts, esp. a painting or sculpture 2) a product that gives aesthetic pleasure apart from any utilitarian considerations • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • work of art — ► NOUN ▪ a creative product with strong imaginative or aesthetic appeal …   English terms dictionary

  • work of art — n. 1. something produced in one of the fine arts, esp. in one of the graphic or plastic arts, as a painting, sculpture, carving, etc. 2. anything made, done, performed, etc. with great skill and beauty …   English World dictionary

  • Work of art — For the television program, see Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. Oeuvre redirects here. For more see: Oeuvre (Wiktionary). The Tribune of the Uffizi, Johann Zoffany (1772 78), showing many famous works of European art …   Wikipedia

  • Work of Art — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • work of art — works of art 1) N COUNT A work of art is a painting or piece of sculpture which is of high quality. ...a collection of works of art of international significance. 2) N COUNT A work of art is something which is very complex or which has been… …   English dictionary

  • work of art — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms work of art : singular work of art plural works of art 1) something such as a painting or sculpture that is of very high quality 2) something that is made or done in a skilful or attractive way Her house is a… …   English dictionary

  • work of art — noun plural works of art (C) 1 a painting, sculpture etc of very high quality 2 often humorous something that is very attractive and skilfully made: That cake s a real work of art! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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