Woodwork Definition

Define what is Woodwork?

1. woodwork (noun)

work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture.


    piece of work, work noun
    a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.


    cabinetwork noun
    woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker.

    joinery noun
    fine woodwork done by a joiner.

    millwork noun
    woodwork that has been machined at a mill.

    2. carpentry, woodworking, woodwork (noun)

    the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood.


      craft, trade noun
      the skilled practice of a practical occupation.


      cabinetry, cabinetwork noun
      the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality).

      cabinetmaking, joinery noun
      the craft of a joiner.

      Nearby Terms

      woodworker (noun)
      makes things out of wood

      woodworking (noun)
      the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

      woodworking plane (noun)
      a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood

      woodworking vise (noun)
      a vise with jaws that are padded in order to hold lumber without denting it

      woodworm (noun)
      a larva of a woodborer

      woody (adjective)
      made of or containing or resembling wood

      Woody Allen (noun)
      United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)

      Woody Guthrie (noun)
      United States folk singer and songwriter (1912-1967)

      Woody Herman (noun)
      United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)

      woody nightshade (noun)
      poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America

      woody pear (noun)
      tree bearing pear-shaped fruit with a thick woody epicarp

      woody plant (noun)
      a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems

      woody-stemmed (adjective satellite)
      having a woody stem

      wooer (noun)
      a man who courts a woman

      woof (noun)
      the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving