Adj: Something that has been made/put together in a non-conventional way, but can expand past the bounds of "Jerry-Rig" For example, one would not use "Jerry-rig" when describing the quality of their food.
Something that has been put together at such a low cost, it doesn't turn out like the original directions.
Something that is not quite right and low quality.
Commonly used in replacement of Jerry-rig or sketchy
This is kind of a Makeshift town
Time to make some Makeshift Mac and cheese
We didn't have a couch so we bought a makeshift one from a thrift store
a temporary substitute.
"Yeah, my bowl broke so I had to buy some alluminum."
an alternative to actually puchasing something. made from anything at hand.
the bong made from a juice box was make shift as it used items meant for another purpose
a bunch of guys and girls drinking cheap beer and playing drinking games in a dorm room.
yo dude lets go chill at a makeshift party and drink cheap beer.