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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something made or put together using whatever materials happen to be available.

Usage examples (32)
  • I was using the term bricolage really with a view to things working within a particular environment, and not necessarily being used in the same way they were intended to...
  • Before she went over to gigantism, Frey worked at a scale that allowed her to channel this fascination into what she called her bricolage sculptures.
  • So, rather than indicating purely a failure in theorisation — a kind of bricolage of remnants
  • Via Telstar Logistics, a glorious bit of bricolage: for more
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