patch-up

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

/ˈpætʃˌʌp/

Etymology[edit]

patch + up

Adjective[edit]

patch-up (comparative more patch-up, superlative most patch-up)

  1. Something done by patching; a quick fix.

Noun[edit]

patch-up (plural patch-ups)

  1. The act of patching or repairing.
  2. An instance of patching or repairing.
  3. A hastily performed repair job; a quick fix.

Verb[edit]

patch-up (third-person singular simple present patches-up, present participle patching-up, simple past and past participle patched-up)

  1. To mend something by patching; usually a quick fix.

References[edit]

  • Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)