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[jer-ee-rig] /ˈdʒɛr iˌrɪg/

verb (used with object), jerry-rigged, jerry-rigging.


Patched or cobbled; hoked-up: these would be much better than something jerry-rigged on my Olivetti

[1980s+; a blend of jerry-built, ”badly or flimsily built,” found by 1869, with jury-rigged, ”rigged temporarily or in an emergency,” found by 1788; the origin of both of these is unknown]


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