Definition of “how-to” - English Dictionary

“how-to” in Business English

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how-toadjective [ before noun ]

uk us

used to describe something that provides practical advice on a particular activity:

a how-to book/guide/article

how-tonoun [ C ]

uk us plural how-tos

a book, DVD, etc. that gives practical advice on a particular activity:

I have a shelf full of how-tos, but I'm an expert on nothing.

(Definition of “how-to” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)