Definitions for oeuvreFr. ˈœ vrə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oeu•vreFr. ˈœ vrə(n.)(pl.)oeu•vres

  1. the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. any one of such works.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of oeuvre:

1870–75; < F: work, OF < L opera; cf. operate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oeuvre, work, body of work(noun)

    the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)

    "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"

Wiktionary

  1. oeuvre(Noun)

    A work of art.

  2. oeuvre(Noun)

    The complete body of an artist's work.

  3. Origin: From œuvre, from the opus.


Translations for oeuvre

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

handiwork(noun)

something bad caused by a particular person

The broken window was Simon's handiwork.

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