Definition of Improvised

1. Adjective. Done or made using whatever is available. "The rock served as a makeshift hammer"

Exact synonyms: Jury-rigged, Makeshift
Similar to: Impermanent, Temporary
Derivative terms: Makeshift



Definition of Improvised

1. Adjective. created by improvisation; impromptu; unrehearsed. ¹

2. Verb. Simple past and past participle of '''improvise.''' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Improvised

1. improvise [v] - See also: improvise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Improvised

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improvised (current term)
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Literary usage of Improvised

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"improvised Heliotrope. — A serviceable heliotrope may be made by constructing a wooden apparatus similar to that shown in Fig. 15, having two holes bored in ..."

2. Map Reading and Topographical Sketching by Edwin Roy Stuart (1918)
"The triangular alidade can be improvised and may well be only 6 inches long. ... If a tripod or Jacob-staff be improvised, brass screws should be used and ..."

3. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1917)
"A description is given of a battery telephone exchange improvised from scrap materials on ... TELEPHONE —Switchboard [An improvised Telephone Switch-board. ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"CHAPTER I. THE improvised COMMUNE. YE have roused her, then, ye Emigrants and Despots of the world; Prance is roused! Long have ye been lecturing and ..."

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