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Definition of quick-and-dirty

quick-and-dirty

adjective

  • a fast and non-elegant solution put together under time or user pressure. Used esp. when you want to convey that you think the fast way might lead to trouble further down the road. See also kluge.
    I can have a quick-and-dirty fix in place tonight, but I'll have to rewrite the whole module to solve the underlying design problem.
    I ran out of time, so I had to do a quick-and-dirty job on that report.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'dirty':

Definitions include: to reveal one's closely guarded secrets.
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Definitions include: an unclean person, one who doesn't care about appearance and hygiene, one who looks like they haven't taken a shower in weeks.
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Definitions include: one of many "sex moves" that involve physical abuse of women.
Definitions include: one of many "sex moves" that are degrading towards one's sex partner.
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Other terms relating to 'quick':

Definitions include: the act of racing to a bathroom while not defecating (specifically: diarrhea) in one's pants.
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