jury–rig

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verb ju·ry–rig \ˈju̇r-ē-ˌrig, -ˈrig\

Definition of jury–rig

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to erect, construct, or arrange in a makeshift fashion

Origin and Etymology of jury–rig

3jury


First Known Use: 1788




JURY–RIG Defined for English Language Learners

jury–rig

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verb ju·ry–rig \ˈju̇r-ē-ˌrig, -ˈrig\

Definition of jury–rig for English Language Learners

  • : to build or put together (a simple device or structure) using the materials that you have available

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