Quick-and-dirty definitions

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Cheaply made or done; of inferior quality.

A quick-and-dirty construction project; a quick-and-dirty research report.

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(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.

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(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.
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(US, slang) An inexpensive, inelegant eatery; a greasy spoon.
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(idiomatic) A quick, temporary fix, estimate, or the like.

The car broke down but we managed to do a quick-and-dirty and were back on the road in fifteen minutes.

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Alternative spelling of quick-and-dirty.
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