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
A Humvee pulls up from the direction of the fight to a makeshift medic station, formerly a small butcher shop.
As reporters squeezed into a conference room, Trump was seated at the center of a makeshift dais flanked by four women well known to veteran political reporters: Kathleen Willey, Juanita Broaddrick, Kathy Shelton, and Paula Jones.
Asheville Police Department wrote on Facebook alongside two videos of the officers cruising down the makeshift slide.
In this Friday, March 17, 2017, image made from video, Rosmaida Bibi, left, who suffers from severe malnutrition, sits on her mother Hamida Begum’s lap at their makeshift shelter at the Dar Paing camp, north of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar.
In mausoleums, and in makeshift structures built over tombs, families go about their days.
Grahl chucked at the memory of makeshift games with mini sticks in hotel hallways during traveling youth tournaments.
Perez has a makeshift guard inserted into the thumb hole in his glove to help protect the injury.
By Rebekah Kebede, photos by Marlon James Jun 21, 2017 7.7k Outside her ground-floor apartment in Kingston, hairstylist Jody Cooper sits on the bright blue bench that serves as her makeshift salon.
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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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