or kluge

[ klooj ]

nounComputer Slang.
  1. a software or hardware configuration that, while inelegant, inefficient, clumsy, or patched together, succeeds in solving a specific problem or performing a particular task.

Origin of kludge

First recorded in 1960–65; expressive coinage

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