makeshift[ meyk-shift ]SEE DEFINITION OF makeshift
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAKESHIFT
"A makeshift budget" was introduced by Mr. Disraeli and passed.
It was a makeshift barometer, the advertising gift of a yeast company.
It was a slovenly word, a makeshift for the hard broom of clean thought.
And Merrie England swarms with makeshift folk and breakdowns.
Those visits, between 1889 and 1905 were only occasional, a makeshift.
A cave or a rough shelter of boughs was a makeshift for a home.
A call from another of the makeshift tables claimed his attention.
Because in that case there would have been no real redemption, but only a makeshift.
Of 10,000 beaten men and nothing better than makeshift apparatus?
The use of pellets instead of darts is probably an Indian makeshift.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MAKESHIFT
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