jerry–build

play
verb jer·ry–build \ˈjer-ē-ˌbild\

Definition of jerry–build

jerry–built

play \ˈjer-ē-ˌbilt\;

jerry–building

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to build cheaply and flimsily

jerry–builder

noun

Origin and Etymology of jerry–build

back-formation from jerry-built


First Known Use: 1832


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