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Definition of "waxwork" []

  • The art of modeling in wax. (noun)
  • A figure made of wax, especially a life-size wax effigy of a famous person. (noun)
  • An exhibition of wax figures in a museum. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "waxwork" in a sentence
  • "They will exist for posterity only in waxwork figures and in a few scant pages of history."
  • "Slimmed down Shane a waxwork Warney SHANE Warne is again hitting the headlines, as the Aussie spin king sheds weight and uses face creams to achieve a glistening new look that has seen him described as a waxwork."
  • "The waxwork has been a latest addition in the recently breaking taboos about Hitler in Germany after more than sixty years of the holocaust."