Associations to the word «Makeshift»


MAKESHIFT, noun. A temporary, usually insubstantial, substitution for something else.
MAKESHIFT, adjective. Made to work or suffice; improvised; substituted.

Dictionary definition

MAKESHIFT, noun. Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency.
MAKESHIFT, adjective. Done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer".

Wise words

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