artwork etymology

English word artwork comes from English art, English -work

Detailed word origin of artwork

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
art English (eng) (countable) A field or category of art, such as painting, sculpture, music, ballet, or literature.. (countable) A nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts.. (countable) Skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation.. (countable) Skillful creative activity, usually with an aesthetic focus.. (uncountable) Aesthetic value.. (uncountable) Artwork.. (uncountable) The [...]
-work English (eng) Denoting a craft involving a particular material or tool. Denoting a structure or work of art crafted chiefly from a given material. Denoting the structure or mechanism of a given object.
artwork English (eng) (uncountable) Artistic work.. (uncountable, reprographics) The graphical elements to be included in a reproduced work.. A painting, drawing, sculpture or other piece of creative, visual art.

Words with the same origin as artwork

Descendants of -work