Definition of screen work in US English:

screen work

noun

  • 1Now usually in form screenwork. Screens that partition or enclose an area or space, considered collectively.

  • 2Acting, directing, etc., for film or television; film or television work.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Hexham (fl. 1601–1650), soldier and author. From screen + work.

Pronunciation

screen work

/ˈskriːn wəːk/