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kludge

or kluge

[ klooj ]
/ kludʒ /
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noun Computer Slang.
a software or hardware configuration that, while inelegant, inefficient, clumsy, or patched together, succeeds in solving a specific problem or performing a particular task.
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Origin of kludge

First recorded in 1960–65; expressive coinage
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