Thesaurus / jerry-built
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A work of beauty which cannot stand an intimate examination is a poor and jerry-built thing.

Our three Marxists demonstrated in person that the new foundations of socialism had been frail and jerry-built.

Through the ill-fitting partitions of the jerry-built bungalow he could hear the intruder moving recklessly in the kitchen.

Why shouldn't creeds totter when they are jerry-built creeds?

This Simian WorldClarence Day

The first building I came to was a tall, jerry-built structure which seemed to have been used as a sort of factory.

A Spring Walk in ProvenceArchibald Marshall

General Headquarters had been established in a house near by, a middle-class, flamboyant, jerry-built affair.

"Contemptible""Casualty"

The semi-suburban towns stretched forth long, rawly-red arms of ugly, little, jerry-built streets and terraces.

Only automatons will live in a jerry-built cottage in a modern town and pay heavily for the privilege.

NonsenseorshipG. G. Putnam and Others

The cheap bowling alleys and jerry-built restaurants of the suburbs seemed under a spell of sleep.

Everyman's LandC. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

Have they failed, let us pity their hunt through some newer and cheaper suburb for a jerry-built roof over rheumatic bones.

MiddlesexA.R. Hope Moncrieff

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.