Meaning of WOODWORK in English


/ ˈwʊdwɜːk; NAmE -wɜːrk/ noun [ U ]


things made of wood in a building or room, such as doors and stairs :

The woodwork needs painting.

( BrE )

He hit the woodwork (= the wooden frame of the goal in the game of football / soccer , etc.) twice before scoring.


( BrE ) (also ˈwood·work·ing NAmE , BrE ) the activity or skill of making things from wood


- blend / fade into the woodwork

- come / crawl out of the woodwork

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.