A quick, messy but functional fix or workaround to a problem.
The server chassis was snapped in two, but I've kludged it together with electrical tape.
by Alli February 4, 2003
Not a necessarily a quick fix - but a unique, cheap approach to a sudden engineering disaster that arises; It's not pretty.

Also the only word of this variety to avoid being a disparaging remark about a group of people.
Engineer 1: "look I fixed it!"

Engineer 1: "Turns out that a single matchbook cover can hold this entire 3 ton mechanism stable."

Engineer 2: "thats's a total kludge."
by Rotella-T December 18, 2013
Bad code that works but is barely readable, overly complex and unmaintainable.
This code is a total kludge!
by Kristin October 8, 2001
1. a patch or fix in a computer program, especially a clumsy one

2. to fix a computer program
The way things work with that system is a kludge.
by The Return of Light Joker September 29, 2010
.v, 1.a complete waste of time. 2. a complete mess.
Jason's project is a kludge of bull crap and GPO documents.
by Oxford's September 23, 2002
When the dick gets stuck in the dynamic pussy lips.
Damn bitch, my shit is kludged!
by th December 8, 2004