Definition of chef-d'œuvre in US English:

chef-d'œuvre

nounPlural chefs-d'œuvre

  • A masterpiece.

    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

/ˌʃeɪˈdʊvrə//ˌSHāˈdo͝ovrə/