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Definition of "kluge" []

  • Something that should not work, but does. (noun)
  • A device assembled from components intended for disparate purposes. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kluge" in a sentence
  • "Lorentz relativity was presented as a "kluge" to the Aether."
  • "In this lucid and revealing book, Marcus argues that the mind is not an elegantly designed organ but rather a "kluge," a clumsy, cobbled-together contraption."
  • "I've been working through a kluge of user feedback and other approaches to IE6 testing."