Definitions for do-it-yourselfˈdu ɪ tʃərˈsɛlf, -ɪt yər-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word do-it-yourself

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

do-it-your•selfˈdu ɪ tʃərˈsɛlf, -ɪt yər-(adj.)

  1. designed for use by amateurs without special training.

  2. (n.)the practice or hobby of building or repairing things for oneself, usu. in one's own home.

Origin of do-it-yourself:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. do-it-yourself(adj)

    done by yourself

    "their house was a do-it-yourself project"; "he opened a do-it-yourself store"


  1. do-it-yourself(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to do it yourself

Translations for do-it-yourself

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of) the art or practice of doing one's own decorating, repairs etc (also DIY )

I've just bought a book on do-it-yourself so I can try to tile the bathroom; a do-it-yourself job.

Get even more translations for do-it-yourself »


Find a translation for the do-it-yourself definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these do-it-yourself definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"do-it-yourself." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for do-it-yourself?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for do-it-yourself: