- the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole.
- any one of the works of a writer, painter, or the like.
Examples from the Web for oeuvre
Italian painter Michelangelo Pistoletto is best known for his mirror paintings that serve as the foundation of his oeuvre.10 Works to See at the Armory Show in New York City
March 6, 2014
Two English misfits found in the Second World War the making of their oeuvre.James Bond is Back But is He Any Good without Fleming?
October 5, 2013
This spring, his oeuvre was the subject of a retrospective at the Tate.Revenge of the Nerds!
May 30, 2013
Regardless of whether or not you consider King's oeuvre "literary" is beside the point.Remedial Reader: The Essential Stephen King Back List
April 25, 2012
The protagonist of the series, Dawson is an über film geek—and aspiring filmmaker—who worships the oeuvre of Steven Spielberg.‘Dawson’s Creek,’ Star Launcher: Seth Rogen, Katie Holmes, More (VIDEO)
April 11, 2012
In each case the status of the print in Jacksons oeuvre has been noted.John Baptist Jackson
I was inspecting in behalf of my oeuvre, Le Bientre du Bless.
No oeuvre since the beginning of the war has been more important than this.
Finally, the High Priestess produced her chef d oeuvre, the psychometric reading of a letter.Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft
Henry Ridgely Evans
Oeuvre du Soldat dans la Tranche (fund for the soldier in the trenches—send warm clothing).War Days in Brittany
Elsie Deming Jarves
- a work of art, literature, music, etc
- the total output of a writer, painter, etc
Word Origin and History for oeuvre
"a work," especially a work of literature, also "the body of work produced by an artist," 1875, from French oeuvre "work" (12c.), from Latin opera (see opus).