Definitions for jerry-built
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of inferior workmanship and materials
"mean little jerry-built houses"
Developed in an unsystematic or inexpert manner; built haphazardly; -- used of objects, organizations, plans, etc.
Built cheaply and shoddily.
Origin: * A pejorative of unknown origin concerning 'Jerry'
built hastily and of bad materials; as, jerry-built houses
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