Share this entry

Share this page

lash-up

Line breaks: lash-up

Definition of lash-up in English:

noun

informal , chiefly British
A makeshift, improvised structure or arrangement: some of the rival machines were no better than lash-ups
More example sentences
  • They also tend to be heavy family and clan lash-ups.
  • We've plans still brewing for a permanent catio rather than the temporary lash-up we put together just before the summer settled in, and I'm determined there shall be a fountain.
  • Davis was expressing scepticism as early as the Mistaken Identity public meeting in May (speeches available here), where he also displayed a commendable grasp of the database lash-up the Government currently presides over.

Definition of lash-up in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing