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quick-and-dirty

adjective
1.
Informal. slipshod.
noun
2.
Slang. greasy spoon.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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quick-and-dirty

adjective

Hastily done as an expedient; slipshod: The gossip in this quick-and-dirty, self-pitying memoir (1977+)

noun

greasy spoon (1968+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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quick-and-dirty in Technology

jargon, programming
Describes a crock put together under time or user pressure. Used especially when you want to convey that you think the fast way might lead to trouble further down the road. "I can have a quick-and-dirty fix in place tonight, but I'll have to rewrite the whole module to solve the underlying design problem."
See also kluge.
[Jargon File]
(1995-05-11)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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