Makeshift in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Makeshift

an impermanent substitute

Examples of Makeshift in a sentence

During the storm, we used the large tree branches as a makeshift shelter. 🔊

We converted the boxes into a makeshift table until our furniture arrived. 🔊

When the principal noticed the boy’s pants were sagging, he gave him a rope to use as a makeshift belt. 🔊

A makeshift memorial of teddy bears has been erected at the site of the little girl’s murder.  🔊

Because thousands of families were displaced during the hurricane, the football stadium has been turned into a makeshift shelter.  🔊

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