[ lahyf-wurk ]
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  1. the complete or principal work, labor, or task of a lifetime.

Origin of lifework

First recorded in 1870–75; life + work

Words Nearby lifework Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lifework in a sentence

  • I may as well add a few more such extracts, as strictly within the text of "My lifework."

    My Life as an Author | Martin Farquhar Tupper