Examples of makeshift in a Sentence
when his belt broke, he was forced to use string as a makeshift
Recent Examples of makeshift from the Web
At the non-descript site off Interstate 10 are dozens of pickup trucks, makeshift trailers and construction machines.
About 100 die-hard RL Grime fans woke up to a find their would-be regular Wednesday morning was a makeshift early Christmas.
The U.N. World Food Program couldn’t keep up with the pace of arrivals, and malnutrition in the makeshift camp was a growing problem.
Down the block, an Everlast punching bag tied to a light pole serves as a makeshift memorial for Brown.
After publishing a makeshift site for a year, Santo pulled it down when a deal with Alternative Press seemed imminent.
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Definition of makeshift for Students
: serving as a temporary substitute I used my jacket as a makeshift pillow.
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