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    n. A software or hardware feature included in order to simplify later additions or changes by a user. For example, a simple program... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

  •  View Definition: quick-and-dirty 


    adj. Describes a crock put together under time or user pressure. Used esp. 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.