fancywork

[ fan-see-wurk ]
/ ˈfæn siˌwɜrk /
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noun

ornamental needlework.

Nearby words

  1. fancy goods,
  2. fancy man,
  3. fancy woman,
  4. fancy-free,
  5. fancy-pants,
  6. fandangle,
  7. fandango,
  8. fandom,
  9. fane,
  10. fanega

Origin of fancywork

First recorded in 1800–10; fancy + work

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British Dictionary definitions for fancywork

fancywork

/ (ˈfænsɪˌwɜːk) /

noun

any ornamental needlework, such as embroidery or crochet
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