masterpiece - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    an excellent painting, book, piece of music etc, or the best work of art that a particular artist, writer, musician etc has ever produced

    Vertigo’ is the film widely regarded as Hitchcock’s masterpiece.

  2. 2
    an extremely good example of something
    a masterpiece of something:

    a masterpiece of medieval architecture