WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
chef-d'oeu•vre /ʃɛˈdʊvrə/USA pronunciation   n. [countable],pl. chefs-d'oeu•vre 
    /ʃɛˈdʊvrə/.USA pronunciation  
    Foreign Termsa masterpiece.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
chef-d'oeu•vre  (Fr. she dœvrə), 
n., pl. chefs-d'oeu•vre 
    (she dœvrə). 

    Foreign Termsa masterpiece, esp. in art, literature, or music.
Etymology:
  • French
  • 1610–20


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

chef-d'oeuvre French: /ʃɛdœvrə/ n ( pl chefs-d'oeuvre /ʃɛdœvrə/)
  1. a masterpiece



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