Definition of chamber work in US English:

chamber work

noun

  • 1The work of a chambermaid. Now historical.

  • 2Music. A composition written for a small ensemble or for performance in a relatively small venue; a piece of chamber music.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From chamber + work.

Pronunciation

chamber work

/ˈtʃeɪmbə wəːk/