Definition of DIY in English:

DIY

noun

British
  • [mass noun] The activity of decorating, building, and making fixtures and repairs at home by oneself rather than employing a professional.

    ‘DIY avoids the difficult relationship between householder and professional decorator’
    do-it-yourself, diy, self-build
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adjective

British
  • 1[attributive] Relating to DIY.

    ‘a DIY store’
    1. 1.1Done in person by someone without the relevant qualifications.
      ‘we intend to have DIY funerals’

Origin

1950s: abbreviation of do-it-yourself.

Pronunciation:

DIY

/diːʌɪˈwʌɪ/