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verb, to cobble together a working piece of machinery or electronics from spare parts and duct tape using only your wits, folksy engineering knowledge (garnered from the scouts or your grandpa), and your swiss army knife

derived from the TV show in which the main character, MacGyver, did this every week in order to save the world and get the girl
I dropped by cd player on the concrete and it broke, so I had to macgyver it. It ain't pretty but it works.
by Kathryn January 18, 2004
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To tinker, using items not normally used for this purpose.
"I'm macgyvering, we'll see if this works."
by zoe1986 March 6, 2009
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"When you take something and you make it something that it shoulden't be but it almost works perfect"-Draco
Macgyvering is when you take something and make it something it shoulden't be but it almost works perfect
by Adam TKS January 31, 2011
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v. To use one or more objects for an unintended and often creative purpose. Derived from canceled television show where a character named MacGyver who often performed stunts in such a manner.
A safety pin and a sock can easily be MacGyvered into a headband.
by Dahve March 24, 2010
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to use ingenuity to get out of a jam
That bog was pretty deep; he did some fancy MacGyving there to try and get out of that muck. - ManTracker
by InformalPig March 28, 2010
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to fix/make something with everyday objects and ingenuity. from the star of the show "MacGyver" who's character made/fixed stuff with ordinary stuff
"macgyver made a spark plug out of a bent nail, in one episode"
by Tommy F. September 6, 2005
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a guy who can build a bomb out of a rubber band, a popsicle, and a straw.
Macgyver saved us with just a screw, a piece of string, and a fortune cookie!!
by sens-ay March 26, 2005
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