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synonyms for quick-and-dirty

  • ad-hoc
  • cheaply done
  • cheaply made
  • crude but effective
  • improvised
  • jury-rigged
  • makeshift
  • of inferior quality
  • off-the-cuff
  • offhand
  • spur-of-the moment
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How to use quick-and-dirty in a sentence

Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Bernard uttered a quick exclamation, but Angela checked him with a glance, and Gordon looked from one of them to the other.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such a refusal would lead to quick enquiry—enquiry to information—information to want of confidence and speedy ruin.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO QUICK-AND-DIRTY

  • Band-Aid
  • alternative
  • expedient
  • hit-or-miss
  • make-do
  • provisional
  • quick-and-dirty
  • slapdash
  • stopgap
  • substitute
  • temp
  • throwaway
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