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Meaning of JERRY-BUILT

Pronunciation:  'jeree bilt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses"
 

JERRY-BUILT is a 11 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: shoddy, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jer"ry-built`\, a.
Built hastily and of bad materials; as, jerry-built houses.
[Colloq. Eng.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: breakable, brittle, cheap-jack, cobwebby, crumbly, dainty, delicate, delicately weak, effeminate, flimsy, fragile, frail, frangible, gimcrack, gimcracky, gossamery, jerry, light, lightweight, namby-pamby, papery, pasteboardy, puny, shattery, sissified, sleazy, slight, tacky, unsubstantial, wispy, womanish
 

 

 

 

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