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.’
    • ‘Then, reclining on the couch one evening trying to focus on an improving book, the remote stared up at me, begging for attention.’
    • ‘However, the capacity to enjoy the benefits of an improving culture was conditional upon the possession of wealth.’
    moral, ethical, good, nice, clean, virtuous, pure, innocent, chaste
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