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Meaning of JURY-RIGGED

Pronunciation:  'jûurireegd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
 

JURY-RIGGED is a 11 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: impermanent, improvised, makeshift, temporary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ju"ry-rigged`\, a. (Naut.)
    Rigged for temporary service. See {Jury}, a.
    
    
  2. \Ju"ry-rigged`\, a. (Naut.)
    Rigged for temporary service.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ad hoc, ad libitum, ad-lib, band-aid, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, improvisational, improvisatorial, improvise, improvised, improviso, makeshift, makeshifty, offhand, off-the-cuff, provisional, stopgap, temporary, tentative, unrehearsed
 

 

 

 

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