Definition of fancywork in English:

fancywork

noun

  • [mass noun] Ornamental needlework, crochet, or knitting, as opposed to plain or purely functional stitches.

    • ‘Tatting as a fashionable fancy work was introduced to London as far back as 1850.’
    • ‘The D'Oyley is one of several vintage crochet doily patterns from The Lady's Album of Fancy Work.’

Pronunciation:

fancywork

/ˈfansɪwəːk/