Informal. slipshod.


Slang. greasy spoon.

Origin of quick-and-dirty

First recorded in 1970–75
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Related Words for quick-and-dirty

improvised, makeshift, offhand, off-the-cuff, jury-rigged

Examples from the Web for quick-and-dirty

Contemporary Examples of quick-and-dirty

  • Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, and other celebrated chefs are getting into the quick-and-dirty game of pop-up restaurants.

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    The Buzziest Pop-Up Restaurants

    Tien Nguyen

    February 16, 2011