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Definition of jury-rigged

jury-rigged

  • To fix a jury by getting a crooked juror to vote your way for money.
    Turns out now his lawyer is going to jail as well. The lawyer won the case by jury-rigging. He got one young lady juror to refuse to vote his client guilty.

    Last edited on Apr 24 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 24 2018.

adjective

  • of a repair, makeshift. Sufficient until it can be performed properly, or because a better repair isn't worth the effort.
    Don't make any sharp turns: the steering system is all jury-rigged.

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

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