Definition of improving in English:



  • Giving moral or intellectual benefit.

    ‘a large, improving picture hung opposite’
    • ‘She says I should stop wasting my time entertaining low-rent celebs and should stick to reading improving books.’
    • ‘However, the capacity to enjoy the benefits of an improving culture was conditional upon the possession of wealth.’
    • ‘Then, reclining on the couch one evening trying to focus on an improving book, the remote stared up at me, begging for attention.’
    moral, ethical, good, nice, clean, virtuous, pure, innocent, chaste
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