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Definition of jury-rig

jury-rig

noun

  • a makeshift repair. One that is sufficient until a proper repair can be performed, or because a better repair isn't worth the effort.

    Last edited on Apr 18 2011. Submitted by Patrick L. from Chicago, IL 60603, USA on Aug 05 2004.

verb - transitive

  • to repair in a makeshift fashion.
    We had to jury-rig it.

    Last edited on Apr 18 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 18 2011.

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