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Definition of crufty

crufty

adjective

  • of software, poorly built due to the accumulation of code written over a long period of time.
    It works decently, but if you crack it open, you can tell it's pretty crufty.

    Last edited on Nov 08 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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