Cheaply made or done; of inferior quality: a quick-and-dirty construction project; a quick-and-dirty research report.
(comparative quicker-and-dirtier, superlative quickest-and-dirtiest)
- (idiomatic) Done or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.
- I can do a quick-and-dirty market analysis in time for the meeting tomorrow.
- (computing) Of or pertaining to the creation or repair of software or hardware in a manner which permits operation within a brief period of time, although with compromised functionality or reliability.
- Alternative spelling of quick-and-dirty.