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Definition of jury-rig verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

jury-rig

 verb
verb
 
jury-rig somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jury-rig he / she / it jury-rigs past simple jury-rigged -ing form jury-rigging
 
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to make or build something with whatever materials are available, especially for temporary use In the shed they jury-rigged a cooking stove to get some heat.