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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chef-d'oeuvre mean? 

  The noun CHEF-D'OEUVRE has 1 sense:

1. the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman

  Familiarity information: CHEF-D'OEUVRE used as a noun is very rare.

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The most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


chef-d'oeuvre; masterpiece

Hypernyms ("chef-d'oeuvre" is a kind of...):

piece of work; work (a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing)

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