jackleg

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jackleg

adjective

Definition of JACKLEG

1
being such only for recreation <a toolshed that can be built by any jackleg carpenter who's capable of hitting a nail without smashing his thumb>
3
having or showing lowered moral character or standards <a jackleg lawyer whose clients consist mainly of drug dealers and child molesters>

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