[ jer-ee-bild ]
/ ˈdʒɛr iˌbɪld /
verb (used with object), jer·ry-built, jer·ry-build·ing.
to build cheaply and flimsily.
OTHER WORDS FROM jerry-buildjer·ry-build·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jerry-build
verb -builds, -building or -built
(tr) to build (houses, flats, etc) badly using cheap materials
Derived forms of jerry-buildjerry-builder, noun
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