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synonyms for jerry-rigged

  • cheap
  • defective
  • insubstantial
  • junky
  • makeshift
  • ramshackle
  • rickety
  • shoddy
  • slipshod
  • unsound
  • unsubstantial
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How to use jerry-rigged in a sentence

To his astonishment, Lawrence recognized one of the guerrillas as Jerry Alcorn, his old time enemy.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Lawrence fired, but just as he did so Jerry's horse threw up his head and the ball struck him squarely between the eyes.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Lawrence returned the fire, and the ball struck Jerry's revolver and sent it spinning.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Only I happened to have the radio set, and—and everything is rigged right for my idea to work out.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Lawrence found that a force was being organized in Lexington to try to surprise and capture Red Jerry and his entire band.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Hours afterward, Red Jerry came creeping up from his hiding place, and found her.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Jerry gently led her away from the rest; but the men noticed she walked as one seeing not.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
She spoke a few words to Jerry, but in so low a tone his few followers who had gathered round could not hear.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
No Federal thought the smooth-faced, handsome young man who was always with Jerry was a woman.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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WORDS RELATED TO JERRY-RIGGED

  • cheap
  • defective
  • insubstantial
  • jerry-rigged
  • junky
  • makeshift
  • ramshackle
  • rickety
  • shoddy
  • slipshod
  • unsound
  • unsubstantial
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.