makeshift

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make·shift

noun \ˈmāk-ˌshift\

Definition of MAKESHIFT

:  a usually crude and temporary expedient :  substitute
makeshift adjective

Examples of MAKESHIFT

  1. <when his belt broke, he was forced to use string as a makeshift>

First Known Use of MAKESHIFT

1766

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