A Word A Day : makeshift
Friday, 6th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. a temporary expedient or substitute
3. serving as, or of the nature of, a makeshift
makeshifty : adjective
We used boxes as a makeshift while the kitchen chairs were being painted.
lacked a cane but used a stick as a makeshift
the rock served as a makeshift hammer
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