What does operose mean?

Definitions for operoseˈɒp əˌroʊs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word operose.


  1. operose(Adjective)

    Wrought with labor; requiring labor; hence, tedious; wearisome.

  2. Origin: From operosus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Operose

    op′ėr-ōz, adj. laborious: tedious.—adv. Op′erosely.—ns. Op′eroseness, Operos′ity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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