- 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.