Definition of Oeuvre

1. Noun. The total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it). "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"

Exact synonyms: Body Of Work, Work
Generic synonyms: End Product, Output
Specialized synonyms: Writing



Definition of Oeuvre

1. Noun. A work of art. ¹

2. Noun. The complete body of an artist's work. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative spelling of oeuvre) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oeuvre

1. a work of art [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oeuvre

oestrogenism
oestrone
oestrones
oestrosis
oestrous
oestruate
oestruates
oestrum
oestrums
oestruses
oesypum
oeuvre (current term)
oeuvres
of
of a
of a certain age
of a kind
of a piece
of a sudden
of a surety
of age
of age(p)
of all
of all people
of all things
of all time

Literary usage of Oeuvre

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... 1901); OVIDIO, Carlo Hermite, commemora- zione, K. accad. di sei., Allí, XXXVI (Turin, 1901); PICARD, L'oeuvre scientifique de Charles Hermite in Acta ..."

2. Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"Mais les papes mirent tout en oeuvre pour detruire ce livre, et y réussirent si bien qu'aujourd'hui on ne connait cette édition que par un passage de ..."

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