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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. makeshift: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. makeshift: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. makeshift: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. makeshift: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. makeshift: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. makeshift: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Makeshift, makeshift: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. makeshift: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. makeshift: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. makeshift: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. makeshift: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. makeshift: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Makeshift, makeshift: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. makeshift: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. makeshift: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. makeshift: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Makeshift (disambiguation), Makeshift: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Makeshift: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. makeshift: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. makeshift: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Makeshift: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Makeshift: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  23. makeshift: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. makeshift: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. makeshift: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. makeshift: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. makeshift: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. makeshift: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. makeshift: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. makeshift: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. makeshift: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (makeshift)

noun:  something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
adjective:  done or made using whatever is available ("The rock served as a makeshift hammer")

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Phrases that include makeshift:   makeshift booklets, makeshift feelgood, makeshift patriot more...

Words similar to makeshift:   stopgap, improvised, jury-rigged, crude, rude, more...

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