: something hastily put together or improvised

Examples of lash-up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And that lash-up has been very tight and will continue to be that way. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 11 Jan. 2024

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Word History


lash entry 3

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of lash-up was in 1898

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“Lash-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lash-up. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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