woodwork Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “woodwork” - English Dictionary

"woodwork" in American English

See all translations

woodworknoun [U]

 us   /ˈwʊdˌwɜrk/
anything made of ​wood that is ​part of the inside of a ​building, esp. the ​wood around the ​edges of ​doors, ​windows, and ​floors
(Definition of woodwork from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"woodwork" in British English

See all translations

woodworknoun [U]

uk   /ˈwʊd.wɜːk/  us   /ˈwʊd.wɝːk/
  • woodwork noun [U] (STRUCTURE)

the ​woodenparts of a ​building, ​especially a ​house: There's some ​rotting woodwork on the ​outside of the ​house that we need to ​replace.
UK informal any ​part of the ​wooden or ​metalframe that ​formspart of a ​goal in ​football: Liverpool hit the woodwork ​twice in the first ​half.
  • woodwork noun [U] (ACTIVITY)

mainly UK (US usually woodworking) the ​activity of making ​objects such as ​furniture from ​wood: woodwork ​classes/​lessons I used to ​enjoy woodwork at ​school.
(Definition of woodwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of woodwork?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More