quick-fix

quick fix

noun Informal.
an expedient, temporary solution, especially one that merely postpones having to cope with an overall problem.

Origin:
1965–70

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quick fix definition


  1. n.
    a quick and probably none too permanent or satisfactory solution to a problem. : The quick fix isn't good enough in this case.
  2. mod.
    having to do with a temporary or unsatisfactory solution or repair. (Usually quick-fix.) : Frank is a master of the quick-fix solution.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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