something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
done or made using whatever is available;
"crossed the river on improvised bridges"
"the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"
"the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
- We put together a makeshift tent.
- They made a makeshift table from boxes.
- The makeshift tent answered their purpose.
- The dining couch was a makeshift, poor and patched but the best they had.
The cottage was a sorry antediluvian make-shift of a building.出自： C. Lamb
Quinbury wouldn't do, even as a temporary makeshift.出自： A. West