November 18, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
do-it-yourself /\doo-it-yer-SELF\/ adjective
do-it-yourself
/\doo-it-yer-SELF\/
adjective
Painting can be a do-it-yourself project.
Painting can be a do-it-yourself project.
Learner's definition of DO-IT-YOURSELF

always used before a noun

: of or relating to work (such as fixing or building something) that you do yourself instead of hiring someone to do it

  • a do-it-yourself [=DIY] home improvement project

  • do-it-yourself home repair

  • do-it-yourself stores [=stores where you buy materials to fix or build things]

— do–it–yourselfer noun, plural do–it–yourselfers [count]

  • a how-to guide for do-it-yourselfers

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