Definition of -work in English:

-work

Syllabification: -work

combining form

  • 1Denoting things or parts made of a specified material or with specified tools: silverwork fretwork
  • 1.1Denoting a mechanism or structure of a specified kind: bridgework clockwork
  • 1.2Denoting ornamentation of a specified kind, or articles having such ornamentation: knotwork

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody