hu-ba-ju. NOUN. 1. A Person who has the keen ability to save money, time and/or effort by manipulating (mostly incorrrectly) machinery, people and work. 2. Cheapskate 3. Jerry-rigger 4.Unpleasant Person . Other Forms verb Hoobajooing Hoobajooed, adv Hoobajooly,
"He was supposed to replace the part on the car, instead he hoobajooed it together with glue and fishing line"
"She never bought a good one she just keept hoobajooing the old one back to life"
"That guy would charge different prices for the same thing, he was a real hoobajoo"
"The factory hoobajooly ran the wires close to the flame so they could melt"