put-together

See also: put together

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From put together.

AdjectiveEdit

put-together (comparative more put-together, superlative most put-together)

  1. That has been put together; assembled, makeshift. [from 19th c.]

NounEdit

put-together

  1. Something that has been put together; the whole assembled group of something, an improvised grouping or composite.
    • 2007, Wayne Lamson, A Man's Job To Do, p. 87:
      I kept thinkin' that this here woman knew a sight more about raisin' cattle that the entire put together of our county.
    • 2013, Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge, Vintage 2014, p. 13:
      ‘Wouldn't want to compromise your cred, I'm weeks overdue at the colorist, this whole puttogether here ran me under a hundred bucks at Filene's Basement—’