Meaning of WORKS in English


n. pl. 1 plant, factory, workshop, shop, mill We were taken on a tour of the works to see how the marble is carved 2 mechanism, machinery, workings, (moving or working) parts; clockwork, Colloq innards, insides, Slang guts We once had a clock with all the works exposed 3 the works. a everything, the lot, Colloq the whole kit and caboodle, the whole shooting match, everything but the kitchen sink, Chiefly US and Canadian the whole shebang We ordered two hamburgers with the works b a thrashing, a beating, a drubbing, a battering, a flogging, a lambasting When he refused to tell them where the money was hidden, they gave him the works

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