Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “homework”

homework

noun [U]     /ˈhəʊmwɜːk/
A1 work that teachers give students to do at home : Have you done your homework yet ?Classes, courses and coursework
do your homework to prepare carefully for a situation : It was clear that she had done her homework before the meeting .Preparing
(Definition of homework noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “homework” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

as husband and wife

in the same way as two people who are married

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More