[ noun ] (fine art) the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
Used in print(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
The sweep of space , the delicate counterbalance of the white masses , the over-all completeness and unity , the originality and imagination , all entitle it to be called an authentic masterpiece .
[ noun ] an outstanding achievement
Used in print(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
This masterpiece has gaiety , too , but it is the gaiety of dancing people : earthy , salty and humorous .