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jerry–build

verb jer·ry–build \ˈjer-ē-ˌbild\
jer·ry–built \-ˌbilt\jer·ry–build·ing

Definition of JERRY-BUILD

transitive verb
:  to build cheaply and flimsily
jer·ry–build·er noun

Origin of JERRY-BUILD

back-formation from jerry-built
First Known Use: 1885

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