Definition of 'jerry-built'
Example sentences containing 'jerry-built'
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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)
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)
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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Definition of jerry-built from the Collins English Dictionary
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