Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “quick and dirty”

quick and dirty

adjective (also quick-and-dirty)
 
 
informal
used for describing a quick calculation, method, etc., especially one that is done or used until you have enough time or money to do or use a more careful one: No retirement projection is perfect, but a quick-and-dirty one is far better than none at all.
(Definition of quick and dirty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of quick and dirty?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “quick and dirty”

Word of the Day

shadow

an area of darkness, caused by light being blocked by something

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More