Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “home improvement”

home improvement

noun [C or U]    
PROPERTY the activity of improving houses or apartments by doing work on them, or the changes that you make: There are many websites, magazines and TV shows devoted to style and home improvement. home improvement products a home-improvement loan You could get a personal loan for home improvements.
(Definition of home improvement noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of home improvement

Translations of “home improvement”

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More