- piece of work
- piece of workn.a person who is regarded as eccentric, difficult, etc.
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piece of work — ► piece of work informal a person of a specified kind, especially an unpleasant one. Main Entry: ↑piece … English terms dictionary
piece of work — n. a person who is regarded as eccentric, difficult, etc. * * * … Universalium
piece of work — noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work he was indebted to the pioneering work of… … Useful english dictionary
piece of work — noun a) A product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft. “Dead Man Walking” is a powerful and intelligent piece of work. b) A person who has a strong and unusual … Wiktionary
piece of work — Person (usu. derog., often nasty piece of work) … A concise dictionary of English slang
piece of work — informal a person of a specified kind, especially an unpleasant one. → piece … English new terms dictionary
piece of work — Date: 1928 a complicated, difficult, or eccentric person … New Collegiate Dictionary
piece of work — n. person of unappealing or undesirable character … English slang
What a piece of work is a man — The phrase What a piece of work is a man! comes from Shakespeare s Hamlet, Prince of Denmark , Act II, scene II, and it is often used in reference to the whole speech containing the line. The speechThe monologue, spoken in the play by the title… … Wikipedia
What a Piece of Work I Am — infobox Book | name = What a Piece of Work I Am title orig = translator = image caption = author = Eric Kraft cover artist = country = United States language = English series = The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences Observations of Peter… … Wikipedia