French translation of 'jerry-built'
[house] en carton-pâte
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Example Sentences Including 'jerry-built'
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There were a few parishioners hunched in contemplation near the jerry-built box of boards and blankets in which he heard confessions.THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2001)
Admit it now, the case against Deirdre is a jerry-built thing.DEATH OF A NYMPH (2001)
They were jerry-built in the Victorian era, and then nearly shaken to bits during the Blitz.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2001)
Trends of 'jerry-built'
Used Rarely. jerry-built is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of jerry-built from the Collins English to French Dictionary