slap together

phrasal verb

slapped together; slapping together; slaps together
: to create (something) by putting parts together in a quick or careless way
I slapped a sandwich together as I was running out the door.
The company slapped together a website and then waited for the customers to come pouring in.

Examples of slap together in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The ad hoc studio was so slapped together, that at multiple points throughout the recording process, power for the entire building would blow out. Stephen Daw, Billboard, 20 Mar. 2024 The Thomas fire, which scorched more than 280,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,000 structures, ignited on Dec. 4, 2017, after high winds caused two Southern California Edison power lines to slap together, fire officials found. Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, 26 Feb. 2024 So a network that used to schedule savvy combos like Riverdale leading into Nancy Drew was suddenly slapping together a German sci-fi import, The Swarm, a.k.a. James Hibberd, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Dec. 2023

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“Slap together.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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