[ hohm-bil-ding ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌbɪl dɪŋ /


the designing or constructing of houses.


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

Nearby words

  1. homebody,
  2. homebound,
  3. homeboy,
  4. homebred,
  5. homebuilder,
  6. homebuyer,
  7. homecoming,
  8. homegirl,
  9. homegrown,
  10. homeland

Origin of homebuilding

First recorded in 1815–25; home + building

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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.