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Meaning of MASTERPIECE

Pronunciation:  'mastur`pees

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an outstanding achievement
  2. [n]  the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
 

MASTERPIECE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: chef-d'oeuvre
 
 See Also: accomplishment, achievement, piece of work, work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mas"ter*piece`\, n.
Anything done or made with extraordinary skill; a capital
performance; a chef-d'[oe]uvre; a supreme achievement.

      The top and masterpiece of art.          --South.

      Dissimulation was his masterpiece.       --Claredon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: archetype, art object, artifact, brainchild, bric-a-brac, child, classic, coinage, composition, concoction, creation, creature, crowning achievement, design, distillation, effect, end product, essence, exemplar, extract, feat, fruit, grotesque, handiwork, ideal, invention, issue, jewel, kitsch, magnum opus, manufacture, master, master stroke, masterstroke, masterwork, mintage, mirror, mobile, museum piece, new mintage, nude, offspring, old master, opera, opus, opuscule, origination, outcome, outgrowth, paragon, pasticcio, pastiche, pattern of perfection, piece, piece de resistance, piece of virtu, product, production, prototype, quintessence, result, stabile, statue, still life, study, tour de force, very model, virtu, work, work of art
 

 

 

 

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