do-it-yourself

[doo-i-cher-self, -it-yer-]
adjective
1.
of or designed for construction or use by amateurs without special training: a do-it-yourself kit for building a radio.
noun
2.
the practice or hobby of building or repairing things for oneself, usually in one's own home.

Origin:
1950–55

do-it-yourselfer, noun
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do-it-yourself
 
n
a.  the hobby or process of constructing and repairing things oneself
 b.  (as modifier): a do-it-yourself kit

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Example sentences
And do-it-yourself consumers would feel the benefits as well.
Watch your heartbeat with do-it-yourself equipment, as described.
The do-it-yourself movement revives learning by doing.
Other do-it-yourself methods can be even more problematic.
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