Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation do-it-yourself

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  • initialism do it yourself
  • verb To perform oneself a task usually relegated to an expert.

Etymologies

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Initialism of do it yourself.

Examples

  • When Nick Kristof wrote about what he called the DIY Foreign-Aid Revolution, he generated substantial criticism from the aid and development sector for, amongst other things, highlighting the work of a small number of Americans at the expense of giving more coverage to "local community members helping their neighbors and themselves", as David Algoso put it in his response to Kristof, at Foreign Policy.

    Marianne Elliott: Why Your Passion Is Not Enough

  • When Nick Kristof wrote about what he called the DIY Foreign-Aid Revolution, he generated substantial criticism from the aid and development sector for, amongst other things, highlighting the work of a small number of Americans at the expense of giving more coverage to "local community members helping their neighbors and themselves", as David Algoso put it in his response to Kristof, at Foreign Policy.

    Marianne Elliott: Why Your Passion Is Not Enough

  • When Nick Kristof wrote about what he called the DIY Foreign-Aid Revolution, he generated substantial criticism from the aid and development sector for, amongst other things, highlighting the work of a small number of Americans at the expense of giving more coverage to "local community members helping their neighbors and themselves", as David Algoso put it in his response to Kristof, at Foreign Policy.

    Marianne Elliott: Why Your Passion Is Not Enough

  • Gittleman, who suggests probiotics and a gluten-free existence for all, is also a strong proponent of what she calls the DIY approach to diagnosing digestive problems.

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  • Gittleman, who suggests probiotics and a gluten-free existence for all, is also a strong proponent of what she calls the DIY approach to diagnosing digestive problems.

    AllBusiness.com - Home Page RSS

  • Selfpublishing. com fit more neatly into the group of author solutions services I term DIY Printer/Publishers, like Lulu,

    Irish Blogs

  • For me, the term DIY dosen’t always conjure up the most inspiring of images.

    Design*Sponge DIY Contest Winners

  • Mr. WILHELM: Yeah, this is what we call the DIY Magic Mirror.

    Geek Out To Freak Out On Halloween

  • Mr. WILHELM: Yeah, this is what we call the DIY Magic Mirror.

    Geek Out To Freak Out On Halloween

  • Mr. WILHELM: Yeah, this is what we call the DIY Magic Mirror.

    Geek Out To Freak Out On Halloween

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