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Word of the Day – Dec. 7 – Jackleg

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Jackleg  (JACK-leg)

Definition:

1: Characterized by unscrupulousness, dishonesty, or lack of professional standards.

2: Lacking skill or training: amateur.

3: Designed as a temporary expedient: makeshift.

Example sentence: Fred’s only a jackleg carpenter, but he is sufficiently competent to handle less complex jobs.

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