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jerry-built

jer·ry-built

jerry-built

 
pronunciation:
je ri bIlt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: built in a cheap, shoddy manner.
The jerry-built weapons frequently misfired.The jerry-built tenements quickly became dilapidated.
similar words:
ramshackle
definition 2: constructed or developed in a haphazard, careless, or thoughtless manner.
The jerry-built scheme was a failure from the start.
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