Meaning Do it yourself
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage General (not just online)

DIY means do it yourself. It refers to jobs and tasks that can be done by amateurs instead of requiring professionals.

While the acronym can be used when texting and online it is commonly used offline in regular speak. For example, it is heavily used in regards to home improvement where a DIY job is a project you can do on your own.

Updated August 18, 2016