do-it-yourself


do–it–yourself

noun, often attributive

Definition of DO-IT-YOURSELF

:  the activity of doing or making something (as in woodworking or home repair) without professional training or assistance; broadly :  an activity in which one does something oneself or on one's own initiative
do–it–your·self·er noun

First Known Use of DO-IT-YOURSELF

1952

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