[ hohm-bil-ding ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌbɪl dɪŋ /


the designing or constructing of houses.


of, relating to, or associated with homebuilding: the homebuilding industry.

Origin of homebuilding

First recorded in 1815–25; home + building
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for homebuilding

  • In May, Carley returned to Flagstaff to take up with earnest inspiration the labors of homebuilding in a primitive land.