Definitions for jerry-built

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jerry-built, shoddy(adj)

    of inferior workmanship and materials

    "mean little jerry-built houses"

Wiktionary

  1. jerry-built(Adjective)

    Built cheaply and shoddily.

  2. Origin: * A pejorative of unknown origin concerning 'Jerry'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jerry-built(adj)

    built hastily and of bad materials; as, jerry-built houses

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