- anything made or done by a particular person
Origin of handiworkMiddle English handiwerk ; from Old English handgeweorc ; from hand (see hand) + geweorc ; from ge-, collective prefix + weorc, work
- Work performed by hand.
- The product of a person's efforts and actions.
Origin of handiworkMiddle English handiwerk, from Old English handgeweorc : hand, hand + geweorc, work (ge-, collective pref.; see kom in Indo-European roots + weorc, work; see work).
(usually uncountable, plural handiworks)
- Work done by the hands.
- The Museum of Popular Arts showcases Portugal's finest handiworks.
- Work done personally.
- The result of personal efforts.