Definition of chef-d'œuvre in English:

chef-d'œuvre

noun

  • A masterpiece.

    ‘the painting was made after a number of preliminary studies as a self-conscious chef d'oeuvre’
    masterpiece, masterwork, best work, finest work, greatest creation, crowning achievement, work of art
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Origin

French, ‘chief work’.

Pronunciation

chef-d'œuvre

/ʃeɪˈdəːvr(ə)/