Meaning of jerry-built

jer•ry-built

Pronunciation: ( jer'ē-bilt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. built cheaply and flimsily.
  2. contrived or developed in a haphazard, unsubstantial fashion, as a project or organization.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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