kluges

kludge

[klooj]
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.
Also, kluge.


Origin:
1960–65; expressive coinage

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